MUSICIANSA NIGHT AT THE OPERA
is a graduate of Victorian Opera's Developing Artist Program. In 2016 he received a Helpmann Award Nomination as Best Male Performer in a Supporting Role in an Opera. Jeremy recently played a leading role in the world premiere season of Cloudstreet for State Opera of South Australia and the title role in The Marriage of Figaro with Opera Australia Tour.
holds a Master of Music (Opera Performance) from the Victorian Opera in partnership with the University of Melbourne. Oliva was a finalist in the Herald Sun Aria and winner of the audience choice award at the 2014 Italian Opera Foundation Awards. Most recently Olivia covered the role of Mimi in La Bohème for Opera Australia.
Emma Jardine (violin) · Blair Harris (guest cello) · Benjamin Kopp (piano)
Described by Musica Viva as “Australia’s most internationally successful piano trio,” the Streeton Trio was formed in 2008, in Geneva, Switzerland, from three young Australian musicians. In 2010, the trio was selected to be a part of the prestigious European Chamber Music Academy, where it was in residence for three years.
Now based in Sydney, the trio has studied intensively with the world's leading chamber musicians (Gabor Takacs-Nágy, Hatto Beyerle, Avedis Kouyoumdjian, Johannes Meissl, Ferenc Rados, Erich Höbarth, Pascal Devoyon, Mihaela Martin) and has performed extensively all around the world.
"Eloquent, silver-toned violinist" (The Strad magazine), Australian-born Emma Jardine has performed as recitalist and chamber musician across Europe, UK, Scandinavia, Asia and Australia. Emma has played with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, and as soloist with the Camerata Menuhin (Switzerland), and with the Sydney, Melbourne and West Australian Symphony Orchestras. Emma will present a sublime programme of unaccompanied violin featuring Bach, Prokofiev, Kreisler and Sculthorpe,
JOE CHINDAMO & ZOE BLACK
Zoe Black and Joe Chindamo are routinely described as edgy and a welcome new and unique voice to Australian Chamber music: their music is inclusive because it is informed by the rigour of classical music and the excitement and urbanity of jazz. Joe Chindamo is a pianist, composer, arranger who cannot be categorised easily. With twenty three CDs in his wake – many of them topping charts in Japan – countless world tours and a plethora of awards, he can comfortably take his place amongst the best jazz pianists in the world. Zoë Black is a violinist's violinist, known for her beauty of sound and natural virtuosity. She has performed throughout the world as soloist, chamber musician and as a member of the celebrated Australian Chamber Orchestra, with whom she held the position of Assistant Leader for five years. During the past decade she has dedicated her energies to Chamber Music and was a founding member of Freshwater and Firebird Trios. She now devotes her considerable gifts to special projects, especially her duo with pianist/composer Joe Chindamo alongside a part-time role in the Australian Chamber Orchestra and ACO2 educational programme.
Three of Australia's most talented musicians come together in Inventi Ensemble to present this musical journey through the ages. Acclaimed oboist, Ben Opie; foremost inter-arts collaborator, Ryan Williams; and one of Australia's leading period instrument specialists, Nick Pollock. Come and hear them present works from the 14th century through to today. Works by Telemann, Hottetere, Romitelli, Dowland, JS Bach and beyond.