2020 School of Music Virtual Concert Series

The School of Music is proud to present a series of world class live-streamed concerts and music based presentations from the Nickson Room on selected Fridays at 1-2pm AEST involving our performance and academic staff together with current and past UQ students and invited guest artists.

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We are excited to offer this - and all livestreamed concerts - to our entire community free of charge. However, we hope you will consider making a gift to the Friends of Music Scholarship Fund, which supports our student musicians.

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Shaun Brown and Liam Viney

30 October 2020 1:00pm
Shaun Brown and Liam Viney present two of the great German song cycles - Dichterliebe (A Poet's Love) by Schumann and An die ferne Geliebte (To the distant beloved) by Ludwig Van Beethoven

Adam Chalabi and Anna Grinberg

23 October 2020 1:00pm
Adam Chalabi (violin) and Anna Grinberg (piano) will present works by Brisbane composer Robert Davidson, Estonian composer Arvo Pärt and Ludwig Van Beethoven

Prize Winners Concert 2 (featuring Mitchell Leigh)

16 October 2020 1:00pm
Our second Prize Winners Concert features finalists in the Percussion Prize, O’Brien Family Prize for Wind and Brass, and the Sleath String Performance Prize.

Viney Grinberg Duo

25 September 2020 1:00pm
The Viney-Grinberg Duo return to the School of Music Virtual Concert Series to present two works for two pianists. First, one of Schubert’s most tragic late pieces, the Fantasie in F minor. Then Rachmaninoff’s Suite for two pianos Op. 5, a work that explores the world of human emotions through the sounds of the physical world; rippling water and a gondolier's song, bird calls, tear drops, and the mighty iconic bells of Russian Orthodox churches.

Australian Music Concert

18 September 2020 1:00pm
UQ students will present a concert showcasing seminal works by iconic Australian composers of the 20th and 21st century. Together with Southern Cross Soloist pianist Alex Raineri, our students will feature works from Carl Vine, Andrew Ford and a newly commissioned work by a UQ student composer.

Prize Winners Concert 1 (Accompanied by Mitchell Leigh)

28 August 2020 1:00pm
The prize winners concert features finalists from the School's Richard Pollett Prize, Ethel Osborn Prize, and Burnett William Wendorff Memorial Prize for Classical Piano.

Phoebe Russell and Therese Milanovic

21 August 2020 1:00pm
Phoebe Russell (double bass) and Therese Milanovic (piano) will present a diverse program with works from Joseph Haydn, Paul Dean, and Giovanni Bottesini

UQ Singers with Alex Raineri

13 August 2020 1:00pm
UQ Singers will perform a variety of styles from Mozart to Sondheim with renowned pianist Alex Raineri

Adam Chalabi and Anna Grinberg

7 August 2020 1:00pm
Violinist Adam Chalabi and pianist Anna Grinberg join forces to present works from opposite ends of the 20th century.

Sarah Crane, Patrick Murphy and Alex Raineri

24 July 2020 1:00pm
Soprano Sarah Crane, Cellist Patrick Murphy, Pianist Alex Raineri, and Baritone Shaun Brown will lead you through the German and Italian Romantic repertoire of composers such as Strauss, and Ponchielli, with some unknown Italian gems as well. This unique collaboration of instruments and musicians is sure to evoke passionate emotions as they explore rich and varied melodic and harmonic soundscapes.

Viney-Grinberg Duo

17 July 2020 1:00pm
The Viney-Grinberg Duo has rescheduled their concert for the 17 July and will feature works by Mozart and Ravel

Huw Jones, Adam Chalabi, Patrick Murphy, Alex Raineri

3 July 2020 1:00pm
Huw Jones, principal oboe of Queensland Symphony Orchestra joins pianist Alex Raineri and UQ staff members Adam Chalabi (violin)  and Patrick Murphy (cello) to perform works from J.S Bach and Handel.

Shaun Brown and Alex Raineri

26 June 2020 1:00pm
Shaun Brown and Alex Raineri collaborate once again to present a concert of vocal and pianistic delights.

Viney-Grinberg Duo

19 June 2020 1:00pm
Unfortunately our upcoming performance by the Viney-Grinberg Duo, scheduled for Friday 19 June at 1pm, has had to be postponed due to ill health. We welcome you to join us for our next live-streamed concert on Friday 26 June, 1pm. 

Natsuko Yoshimoto and Imants Larsens

12 June 2020 1:00pm
Imants Larsens and Natsuko Yoshimoto will take you on an unexpectedly rich and colourful journey of the violin and viola duo repertoire.

In Yi Chae and Alex Raineri

29 May 2020 1:00pm
First year undergraduate violinist and UQ School of Music’s 2020 Friends of Music Scholarship recipient In Yi Chae will collaborate with Brisbane Music Festival’s artistic director and Southern Cross Soloist pianist Alex Raineri (piano) to present a spectacular live-streamed concert featuring works by Eugène Ysaÿe and Samuel Barber.

Adam Chalabi and Anna Grinberg

15 May 2020 1:00pm
Adam Chalabi (violin) and Anna Grinberg (piano) will feature in a performance of Beethoven’s evergreen ‘Spring’ sonata alongside works by Corelli and Wieniawski.

Live Stream URL: bit.ly/UQVirtualConcert15May