12.00 NOON - 2.15PM
SUNDAY 14 MAY
2 Courses (Main and Dessert)
Treat your Mum to a very special pre-concert lunch in the beautiful alfresco setting at UKARIA.
2.30PM SUNDAY 30 APRIL
Sophie Rowell (violin)
Caroline Henbest (viola)
Simon Cobcroft (cello)
Lucinda Collins (piano)
Mozart's joyful Piano Quartet No.2 in E flat, K.493 is paired with the symphonic, brooding lyricism of Brahms' first Piano Quartet in G minor, Op.25.
2.30PM SUNDAY 14 MAY
The inimitable Russian pianist Konstantin Shamray performs an all-Russian program, including one of the most intimate piano cycles ever composed, Tchaikovsky's The Seasons.
7.30PM FRIDAY 26 MAY
Shaun Lee-Chen (Violin - Perth)
Ben Dollman (Violin - Adelaide)
Monique O’Dea (Viola - Sydney)
Jamie Hey (Cello - Melbourne)
Formed by the Principal string players of the multi Aria award-winning Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, The Brandenburg Quartet is Australia’s newest and most exiting period instrument ensemble.
2.30PM SUNDAY 28 MAY
Joe Chindamo and Zoë Black are one of Australia's most unique duos, distinguished by a refreshing disregard for musical boundaries.
2.30PM SUNDAY 4 JUNE
The award-winning Adelaide Chamber Singers present the first of three stunning choral concerts in the exquisite acoustics of the UKARIA Cultural Centre.
11.00AM FRIDAY 16 JUNE
The Australian String Quartet perform Haydn's lively String Quartet in B flat, Op.33 No.4 and Beethoven's powerful String Quartet in C minor, Op.18 No.4.
2.30PM SUNDAY 18 JUNE
Natsuko Yoshimoto (violin)
Li-Wei Qin (cello)
Kristian Chong (piano)
Three exceptional musicians unite for a sobering but life-affirming journey through Shostakovich's Piano Trio No.2 in E minor and Tchaikovsky's Piano Trio in A minor, Op.50.
2.30PM SUNDAY 9 JULY
ANAM graduate Harry Bennetts is currently studying at the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Academy. He returns to Australia for this special recital and is joined by Melbourne based pianist Louisa Breen.
7.30PM SATURDAY 22 JULY
Vince Jones and Paul Grabowsky's album Provenance won Best Jazz Album at the 2016 ARIA Awards. Hear them live together in the unparalleled intimacy of the UKARIA Cultural Centre.
2.30PM SUNDAY 30 JULY
Arcadia Winds return to UKARIA to perform works by Janáček, Poulenc, and Mozart with members of the prestigious Hindemith Quartet.
11.00AM SUNDAY 4 AUGUST
The Australian String Quartet performs Dvořák's G major String Quartet and String Quartet No. 2 by Australian composer Paul Stanhope.
2.30PM SUNDAY 13 AUGUST
Recitals Australia presents a special recital by internationally acclaimed cellist Pieter Wispelwey with pianist Caroline Almonte.
2.30PM SUNDAY 20 AUGUST
Winner of the 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition Andrey plays Bach, Schubert and Stravinsky in a special recital presented in partnership with the Sydney International Piano Competition of Australia.
FRIDAY 25 AUGUST
- SUNDAY 27 AUGUST
Scottish accordion virtuoso James Crabb curates four concerts celebrating the Argentinean Tango Nuevo in the return of our immersive weekend event.
7.30PM FRIDAY 25 AUGUST
An evening celebrating the Tango Nuevo. Many of James Crabb’s iconic arrangements of Piazzolla will be heard live for the first time in many years, including the monumental Aconcagua Concerto.
2.30PM SATURDAY 26 AUGUST
Some of Australia’s finest musicians perform Scarlatti’s Keyboard Sonatas and the Cello Suites of Bach, reborn in refreshing new arrangements and colours.
5.30PM SATURDAY 26 AUGUST
All musicians come together in a rarely heard masterpiece from one of the world’s greatest living composers, Osvaldo Golijov.
7.15PM SATURDAY 26 AUGUST
Meet the artists and continue the conversation by joining us for a three course dinner on Saturday night.
11.00AM SUNDAY 27 AUGUST
A contemporary tour de force from the inimitable Sofia Gubaidulina is paired with the joyous resurrection of Haydn’s final London Symphony in the conclusion of our weekend event.
12.15PM SUNDAY 27 AUGUST
Meet the artists and continue the conversation by joining us for a two course lunch on Sunday afternoon to conclude the weekend.
2.30PM SUNDAY 27 AUGUST
The award-winning Adelaide Chamber Singers present the second of three stunning choral concerts in the exquisite acoustics of UKARIA Cultural Centre.
7.00PM TUESDAY 12 SEPTEMBER
Jean – Efflam Bavouzet
One of the world’s supreme pianists performs Beethoven - for which his 3rd recording issue has been declared by Gramophone as the finest in 3 decades - and varied French repertoire.
THURSDAY 14 SEPTEMBER
A match made in heaven, multi-award winning singer Kate Ceberano joins jazz pianist Paul Grabowsky for one unforgettable night in the intimacy of UKARIA Cultural Centre.
2.30PM SUNDAY 24 SEPTEMBER
Hear works by Mozart, Schubert and Spohr performed on period instruments from members of Australia's only Historically Informed Performance practice orchestra.
2.30PM SUNDAY 8 OCTOBER
The fugue is undoubtedly one of the most complex contrapuntal forms in the history of Western classical music. This fascinating journey will trace the development of the form from its origins in Bach, through to Beethoven and Brahms.
2.30PM SUNDAY 22 OCTOBER
The award-winning Adelaide Chamber Singers present the last of three stunning choral concerts in the exquisite acoustics of UKARIA Cultural Centre.
2.30PM SUNDAY 29 OCTOBER
Highly acclaimed and awarded soprano Emma Matthews and mezzo-soprano Jacqueline Dark with pianist Tahu Matheson perform operatic works by Rossini, Hoffman, Mozart and highlights from musical theatre.
11.00AM FRIDAY 10 NOVEMBER
The Australian String Quartet performs Bartók's sumptuous first quartet and conclude with Beethoven's revolutionary String Quartet in F major Op.59 No.1.
7.30PM SATURDAY 11 NOVEMBER
Megan Washington, a singer/songwriter whose consistently evolving style eludes classification, joins Australia's pre-eminent jazz luminary for an intoxicating collaboration.
2.30PM SUNDAY 12 NOVEMBER
Sydney based Streeton Trio perform Haydn's Piano Trio in A, Hob. XV:18, Mendelssohn's Piano Trio No.2 in C minor, Op. 66 and Dvořák's Piano Trio No.3 in F minor, Op. 65.
2.30PM SUNDAY 26 NOVEMBER
Recitals Australia presents a special recital with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Natsuko Yoshimito and Russian pianist Konstantin Shamray.
2.30PM SUNDAY 3 DECEMBER
Anthony Marwood (violin)
Musicians from the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM)
Anthony Marwood joins Australia's finest young musicians to perform works by Mozart, Schulhoff, and Dvořák.
11.00AM FRIDAY 8 DECEMBER
The Australian String Quartet perform Benjamin Britten's first String Quartet alongside the romantic nostalgia of Shostakovich's first String Quartet in the exuberant finale to its 2017 concert season.