2015 performances

2015 Performance Calender

MARCH

2-3 YPA Auditions, Brisbane

13-21 ‘The Adventures of Figaro’ for Opera Queensland. Touring with this new version of Rossini’s ‘Barber of Seville’ starring Jason Barry-Smith, Asheigh Crane, Jaewoo Kim, Matthew Broadbent and Sandro Colarelli with new condensed orchestration for clarinet, cello and piano by Craig Allister Young.

More information: http://operaq2015.com.au/whats-on/the-adventures-of-figaro/

13th Toowoomba
14th and 15th Gold Coast Bleach Festival
18th Sunshine Coast Events Centre
19th Ipswich Civic Theatre
21st St George Arts Council

APRIL

14 – Fellowship project for Justin Beere, Australian National Academy of Music, South Melbourne Town Hall 6.3opm Stewart plays Scriabin preludes arranged for clarinet and piano.

23 – UQ Lunchtimes @ the University of Queensland, program to include Elgar Piano Quintet

24 – Mason & Hamlin series – Arts Centre Gold Coast. “Music from the horrors of War” with Lachlan O’Donnell, Caroline Hopson, Patricia Pollett, Patrick Murphy and Gaynor Morgan.

Elgar – Piano Quintet
Kats-Chernin – Meeting the Sun
Strauss – Metamorphosen (arr. septet)

 Bookings here.

30 – DMA recital for Emma Sullivan – “Anything but the Trout” 6pm, Ian Hanger Recital Hall, Queensland Conservatorium. Featuring music by Bottesini, Hummel, Onslow, Ries, Vaughan Williams and others.

MAY

8, 15, 22 – “Mason & Hamlin live: 4MBS festival” Direct broadcasts from the 4MBS studio featuring performances from Queensland’s finest musicians.

May 8 – Kevin Power solo recital
May 15 – Sine Winther, Helen Lam-Winther and Stewart Kelly perform solo works by Schumann and Schubert and works for piano four-hands by Schubert.
May 22- Natasha Vlassenko solo recital

17 – 4MBS festival – Beethoven Marathon. Performing the symphonies for piano four hands. Stewart performs Symphony no. 3 ‘Eroica’ with Angela Turner and Symphony No. 5 with Laurence Matheson (replacing Anna Grinberg and Liam Viney).

23 – 10th Anniversary Celebration Gala for Athena College. Stewart performs Mozart Four Hand Sonata in D and a solo work TBC.

24 – Vocal recital with Gaynor Morgan, private home Gold Coast. Music by Purcell, Schumann, Strauss, Mozart, Puccini and Gershwin. For more information and bookings phone 0423 158 522.

JUNE

6-14 – China Tour with Melbourne Piano Trio

7th Baotou
8th Shanghai
10th Shaoxing
11th Hangzhou
13th Wuhan

18th – Memo Music Hall/Mason & Hamlin Partnership launch with Amir Farid and Hugh Blanes.
Stewart performs Beethoven Symphony no. 5 for four hands

University recital seasons

JULY

6-10 Australasian Piano Pedagogy Conference, Melbourne. Stewart attends to perform Mahler 2: The Resurrection for Eight Hands with Stephen Emmerson, Angela Turner and Suzanna Hlinka.

24, 25 – Regional recitals in Moree and Mungingdi with Emily Sheppard and Robert Manly.

Brahms – Cello sonata no. 2 in F op. 99
Schulhoff – Duo for Violin and cello
Beethoven – Trio in E-flat op. 70 no. 2

30 – August 8 – 25th Australian Festival of Chamber Music, Townsville. Stewart attends as official pianist to the Winterschool. Repertoire includes Strauss violin sonata, Beethoven A major cello sonata, Chopin cello sonata, Dvorak cello concerto, Mozart Oboe concerto.

AUGUST

1-8 – Australian Festival of Chamber Music as above

12- 23 – ‘The Adventures of Figaro’ Second season for Opera Q. Performing in:

12 Charters Towers
14,15,16 Townsville
19 Ayr
21 Hughenden
23 Maleny

SEPTEMBER

OCTOBER

3 – Recital with Nigel Bardsley (violin) and Dominic Fitzgerald (cello). 4MBS Studio, Old Cleveland Road, Coorparoo.

Schumann – Adagio and Allegro op. 70 for cello and piano
Franck – Sonata in A major for violin and piano
Franck – Prelude, fugue and variation op. 18
Beethoven – Piano trio in E-flat op. 70 no. 2

4 – As per program for the 3rd, Burleigh Heads Uniting Church, Burleigh Street, Burleigh Heads

NOVEMBER

1 – Stewart performs with young rising stars in a program of Delius, Wieniawski, Cassado, Boccherini, Popper and songs for the Soroptimist Society, Toorak.

5 – Private house recital, Fitzroy Melbourne. Program to include Schubert Fantasy for four-hands, Franck violin sonata and solo pieces.

6 – Fellowship recital for Justin Beere, Australian National Academy of Music, South Melbourne Town Hall, 6.30pm. Stewart performs the Shostakovich Concertino for two pianos.

8 – St Silas Anglican Church, ‘Music on Sundays’ series. Stewart performs the Janacek Fairytale for cello and piano with Paul Zabrowarny.

28 – Recital with William Hennessy (violin) in the Mason & Hamlin series, Arts Centre Gold Coast

Mozart – Sonata in g minor K. 301
Sculthorpe – From Saibai
Shostakovich/Tsyganov – Preludes op. 34
Brahms – Sonata in A major op. 100
Kreisler – Favourite pieces

DECEMBER

6 – Recital with Wilma Smith, Cygnet Concert Series, Melbourne (1.30pm)

Beethoven – Sonata for piano and violin in E-flat op. 12 no. 3
Brahms – Sonata in A major op. 100
Schumann – Sonata in d minor op. 121

6 – Paul Dean Farewell Concert – Australian National Academy of Music (6pm)

Stewart performs with Paul Dean and David Thomas in the ‘End of the Deanysty’ Concert

Previous Years:

2014 Calendar         2013 Calendar