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GIPPSLAND FINE MUSIC FESTIVAL

in Wesley of Warragul 23rd - 25th July
POSTPONED TO OCTOBER 22-24,2021
DUE TO COVID LOCKDOWN

The inaugural Gippsland Fine Music Festival in Wesley will gladden your soul and warm your heart – Friday 23rd – Sunday 25 July. There will be five one-hour concerts over the three days. 

Festival Director Luke Severn has put together a varied program featuring the cello, violin, piano, clarinet, oboe, saxophone, and voice.  It’s a beautiful program.  It’s not often we get to hear superb instrumentalists presenting their music with no electronic help as microphones aren’t needed to spread the sound.  

   

7PM July 23 Mayor Danny Goss will launch the festival.

Luke Severn, Festival Director will present a dazzling solo recital, featuring 2 of the most monumental works of the cello repertoire.

 

2PM July 24 - DUO PIAGGIO

Powerhouse violinist Kyla Matsuura-Miller and award-winning pianist Adam McMillan form the collaborative group, Duo Piaggio. The group finds their strength in the friendship and musical partnership they’ve forged over the years.

 

7PM July 24 - Elyane Laussade

A graduate of the Juilliard School in New York City, Elyane Laussade will present a recital celebrating both her French and American heritage. The program features piano favourites from Joplin to Debussy, Confrey to Ravel, and culminates in Gershwin's electrifying solo arrangement of his Rhapsody in Blue.

 

1:30PM July 25- MERLYN QUAIFE AM, ANDREA KATZ & NATASHA FEARNSIDE

Founding members of Songmakers Australia, Merlyn Quaife AM and Andrea Katz will be joined by clarinettist Natasha Fearnside to present "An die Musik!". Their program features some true favourites including Schubert's Shepard on the Rock and Margaret Sutherland's "The Orange Tree" as well as songs by Mozart and Britten.

 

5PM  July 25 - DUO OBAX & ELYANE LAUSSADE

Two of Australia's finest wind soloists, oboist Briana Leaman & saxophonist Joseph Lallo present an exciting program of music, featuring the world premiere of Luke Severn's work "and other lines" for oboe, soprano saxophone and piano. They will be joined by Elyane Laussade on Piano.

 

LINK TO TICKETS: https://www.trybooking.com/events/landing/725462

For more information contact Wesley President, Helene Armour 0429 122 334

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