Sunday 29 November 2020  |  2:30PM


We've split this event over two performances (11.00am and 2.30pm) to comply with COVID-19 safety regulations. If you have already purchased a ticket to this concert, we will contact you directly regarding your preference of which performance to attend. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us on (08) 8227 1277.


Timo-Veikko Valve (Principal Cellist of the Australian Chamber Orchestra) and Konstantin Shamray (piano) both possess highly individual yet complementary artistic sensibilities – the perfect mix for sonatas by Brahms and Rachmaninov.

Timo-Veikko Valve* | Cello
Konstantin Shamray | Piano

*Timo-Veikko Valve replaces Leonard Elschenbroich, who is unable to be with us due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.


Johannes Brahms (1833–1897)
Sonata for Piano and Cello in E minor, Op. 38

I. Allegro non troppo
II. Allegretto quasi Menuetto
III. Allegro

Sergei Rachmaninov (1873–1943)
Sonata for Piano and Cello in G minor, Op. 19

I. Lento – Allegro moderato
II. Allegro scherzando
III. Andante
IV. Allegro mosso

Photo: Jason Capobianco

Duration Approximately one hour without interval.
Note Complimentary afternoon tea will be served after the performance from 3.30pm in the alfresco.


The wellbeing of our audience and artists is our first priority. We've implemented a number of measures to make your experience at UKARIA as safe as possible.


UKARIA holds an SA Health approved COVID-Safe Plan enabling us to host events with a maximum capacity of 110 people in a strict checkerboard seating arrangement. A number of seats will also be reserved for patrons requiring mobility-impaired access.

Seating Allocations

Seats are allocated on a front-to-back, first-come-first-serve basis. Ticket holders will be contacted at least one week prior to the event to confirm their seat number(s).

Hand Sanitiser

Hand sanitiser will be provided in the foyer and alfresco bar.

Entering the Auditorium

The doors of the auditorium will open thirty minutes prior to the start time of the event. Please see our front-of-house team in the foyer, who will check your ticket details and direct you to an usher who will help you find your allocated seats.


Complimentary afternoon tea will be served after the performance in the alfresco from 3.30pm. We encourage you to wander through the garden to help us maintain physical distancing. The bar will also be open ninety minutes prior to the event (from 1.00pm).

Tickets for this event are SOLD OUT

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