WEDNESDAY 15 FEBRUARY
Sign up for our first special morning event of the year, giving volunteers who have a passion for gardening the chance to spend a few hours working on the beautiful grounds of UKARIA.
3PM SUNDAY 12 FEBRUARY
Hugo Selles, an award-winning young pianist and composer from north Spain presents a program including new music, Schumann and some of his own compositions.
2.30PM SUNDAY 26 FEBRUARY
Genevieve Lacey (recorder)
Paul Wright (baroque violin)
Daniel Yeadon (baroque cello)
Neal Peres Da Costa (harpsichord)
Australia's leading Baroque specialists unite to breathe fresh life into an all-Baroque program of Handel, Telemann, Vivaldi and Bach.
Thu 9 Mar, 7.30pm
Fri 10 Mar, 7.30pm
Sat 11 Mar, 11am and 5pm
Sun 12 Mar, 11am and 4.30pm
Mon 13 Mar, 11am and 4.30pm
Tue 14 Mar, 7.30pm
Adelaide Festival presents an immersive weekend of chamber music curated by Anna Goldsworthy, celebrating Schubert and new Australian works.
2.30PM SUNDAY 26 MARCH
Synonymous with cohesion, verve, and above all, excellence in chamber music, the Goldner String Quartet perform DvořŠk's popular American Quartet and Beethoven's String Quartet in E minor, Op.59 No.2.
2.30PM SUNDAY 2 APRIL
Recitals Australia presents a special solo recital by internationally acclaimed Finnish pianist Paavali Jumppanen.
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.
7.30PM SUNDAY 8 APRIL
Israeli-born singer/songwriter Lior, one of Australia's most successful independent artists, joins jazz pianist Paul Grabowsky for a unique collaboration.
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.
2.30PM SUNDAY 28 MAY
Joe Chindamo and ZoŽ 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.
11.00PM 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 JanŠček, Poulenc, and Mozart with members of the prestigious Hindemith Quartet.
11.00AM SUNDAY 4 AUGUST
The Australian String Quartet performs DvořŠk'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.
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.
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.
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.
11.00AM FRIDAY 10 NOVEMBER
The Australian String Quartet performs Bartůk'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 DvořŠk'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 DvořŠk.
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.