2014 performances

2014 Performance Diary

February

6th – Stewart joins Mezzo Soprano Lotte Betts-Dean for a recital at the Brunswick Beethoven Festival. Including songs by Brahms, Schubert, Liszt, Alma Mahler, Beethoven, Hahn, Debussy and Sutherland. Tickets are $25/20. Christ Church Bardin Centre Hall, Brunswick. http://www.brunswickbeethovenfestival.org.au

March

20th – Stewart performs his first fellowship recital at the Australian National Academy of Music, exploring music of forgotten romantic composers.

Reinecke – Trio op. 264

Bruch – Fantasy for two pianos op. 11

Suk – Piano Quartet op. 1

Tickets $5 at the door. South Melbourne Town Hall anam.com.au

23rd – Stewart performs the Mozart Piano Quartet in g minor with Nigel Bardsley, Nick Stefan and Belinda Manwaring as well as works by students of Ms Manwaring. 2pm, Gold Coast Youth Orchestra Centre. Tickets at the door.

April

11 Concert with the Townsville Choral Society, Dance North Studios.

18-21 North Queensland Eisteddfod, Mackay. Stewart performs as pianist to the Townsville Choral Society.

May

6th – Stewart and Lotte Betts-Dean in a recital of Nordic songs at the Australian National Academy of Music

28th – Recital with Justin Beere (clarinet) as part of his Artist-in-Residence at All Saints Anglican School, Queensland

Poulenc – Clarinet Sonata

Hindson – Nintendo Music

Fitkin – Gate

June 

1st – Stewart performs the Chopin cello sonata with Patrick Murphy at the 4MBS Festival. Ian Hanger Recital Hall, Queensland Conservatorium

24th – Stewart performs the ‘Trio in One Movement’ by Arnold Bax with Francesca Hiew (violin) and Tom Higham (viola) for Tom’s fellowship project, ANAM. South Melbourne Town Hall, 6.30pm anam.com.au for details

27th – July 7 – ‘The Passion of Italy’ Tour with The Southport School Chorale. Three performances in Rome (including St Peters Basilica) plus concerts in Pisa and Venice.

July

26 – Concert with Nigel Bardsley, Nick Stefan and Belinda Manwaring including the Piano Quartet by Suk and works including Shostakovich Cello Sonata, Saint-Saens Cello Concerto and Bach Gamba sonatas.

31 – August 10 – Australian Festival of Chamber Music, Townsville. Stewart performs as official pianist to the Winterschool with repertoire including Mozart Piano Quartet in g minor, Shostakovich Violin Concerto no. 1, Brahms viola sonata in f minor, Mozart bassoon and clarinet concertos, Ravel Mother Goose suite and more.

August

19 – Second recital in Stewart’s fellowship project ‘Forgotten Romantics’ at the Australian National Academy of Music, South Melbourne Town Hall, 6.30pm.

Hummel – Grande Sonata in A-flat major for piano four hands (with Timothy Young)

Fibich – Quintet for violin, clarinet, cello, horn and piano op. 42 (with Thibaud Pavlovic-Hobba, Justin Beere, Jack Bailey, Georgia Ioakimidis-MacDougall and Stewart Kelly)

28 – Lunchtimes at UQ with Patrick Murphy, 1pm. The Nickson Room, free entry

Debussy – Cello sonata

Chopin – cello sonata op. 65

23- Sept 6 – Australian Piano Duo Festival, Brisbane

September

3 – Gala tribute recital to Max Olding and Pamela Page, Ian Hanger Recital Hall 6pm. Stewart performs in ‘Carnival of the Animals’ by Saint-Saens partnering Anna Carson.

5 – Evening recital at the Nickson Room, University of Queensland, 7pm.

Bizet – Jeux d’enfants (Timothy Young and Anna Carson)

Stravinsky – Concerto for two pianos (Liam Viney and Anna Grinberg)

Rachmaninov – Symphonic Dances op. 45 (Timothy Young and Stewart Kelly)

6 – Festival Finale  6pm, Ian Hanger Recital Hall. Stewart performs again with Timothy Young, 1st movement of Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances, Hummel Grande sonata 1st movement.

10 – Recital with Nigel Bardsley (violin) and Iris Doo (viola) for Gold Coast Music Appreciation Club, Auditorium, AVEO Robina. 7pm

Bach – four two-part inventions

Sibelius – five pieces op. 81

Handel/Halverson – Passagcalia

Mozart – Sinfonia Concertante, Finale

October

30 – Recital three in ‘Forgotten Romantics’, ANAM, South Melbourne Town Hall, 6.30pm

York Bowen – Romance in G-flat for solo piano

Amy Beach – Romance for violin and piano op. 23

Moszkowski – Selected piano duets from Spanish Dances, Polish Dances, German Dances

Frank Bridge – Piano Quintet H.49a

November

3 – 21 Recital season – Queensland Conservatorim. Stewart joins the sessional staff of the string faculty to perform recitals with undergraduate and postgraduate violin, viola and cello students.

12 – Music for the Helen Mcpherson Smith Trust function, Government House, Melbourne

24 – Violin Exams

December

7 – Mason & Hamlin Series, Arts Centre Gold Coast. Stewart performs a duo recital with Stephen Emmerson, 2pm.

Mozart/Busoni – Fantasia on a musical clockwork

Brahms – Sonata for two pianos op. 34b

 

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