Artsday / Canberra musicians come out to play

Share Canberra's trusted news:
CSO principal clarinet Alan Vivian.

CANBERRA will be deluged with more than rain this week as its musicians begin to emerge from isolation.

CANBERRA Symphony Orchestra principal clarinet Alan Vivian presents a recital of Schumann, Poulenc, Spohr, Debussy and Mangani, with pianist Susanne Powell. Ainslie Arts Centre (main hall), 30 Elouera Street, Braddon, 7.30pm, both Tuesday, October 27 and Wednesday, October 28.

Pianist Robert Schmidli.

WESLEY Music Centre lunchtime concert series welcomes back pianist Robert Schmidli in a program called “Pandemic Consolations”, featuring the romantic music of Rachmaninoff, Liszt and Bortkiewicz. Wesley Music Centre, Forrest, 12.40-1.20pm, Wednesday, October 28. Book here or call 6232 7248.

IN “Music in the Evening”, Anthony Smith on piano and Lenore Evans on clarinet perform a recital featuring the music of Johannes Brahms, Aaron Copland and more. Wesley Music Centre, Forrest, 7pm, Wednesday, October 28. Book here.

ANU ORCHESTRA and musicians from the Canberra Symphony Orchestra return live to the stage under the baton of Max McBride, to play Brahms, Shostakovich and Dvorak. Llewellyn Hall, seating will be allocated in the back stalls to meet social distancing requirements, 7.30pm, Wednesday, October 28. Book here.

John Jarratt in ‘Wolf Creek’.

MOV’IN Car Drive-in Cinema is gearing up for an outdoor horror movie week for Halloween, with zombie staff, food delivered straight from “hell”, a horror costume competition and films like “Wolf Creek”, “The Conjuring” and “The Exorcist”. Questacon car park, October 27-November 1, book here.

An Australian dancer in China. Photo: Lisa Tomasetti.

“THE Australian Ballet on the International Stage” by Lisa Tomasetti, is a new hardcover book featuring a curated collection of photographs taken from the company’s international tours from 2006-2018 to Tokyo, Beijing, Paris, New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles by Tomasetti as official international tour photographer. The book, available here, is also a tribute to David McAllister, the retiring artistic director of the company. 

Who Can You Trust?

In a world beleaguered by spin and confused messages, there's never been more need for diverse, trustworthy, independent journalism in Canberra.

Who can you trust? Well, for more than 25 years, "CityNews" has proudly been an independent, free, family-owned news magazine, serving the national capital with quality, integrity and authority. Through our weekly magazine and daily through our digital platforms, we constantly and reliably deliver high-quality and diverse opinion, news, arts, socials and lifestyle columns.

If you trust our work online and believe in the power of independent voices, I encourage you to make a small contribution.

Every dollar of support will be invested back into our journalism so we can continue to provide a valuably different view of what's happening around you and keep free.

Click here to make your donation and you will be supporting the future of journalism and media diversity in the ACT.

Thank you,

Ian Meikle, editor

Previous articleCall that a scooter? This is a scooter…
Next articleCops take assets from bikie boss
Helen Musa
“CityNews” arts editor

Leave a Reply