past-performers

Acacia Quartet

Founded in 2010 by violinists Lisa Stewart and Myee Clohessy, violist Stefan Duwe and cellist Anna Martin-Scrase, the Acacia Quartet has quickly won great respect for their versatile and inventive programs which often couple established repertoire with the unorthodox.

Ensemble Q

Ensemble Q is an Australian collective ensemble, performing the finest chamber music and creating pathways for Australia’s most talented young musicians. In 2015 two musical powerhouses and workaholics joined forces, and Ensemble Q was born. Out of a desire to create an ensemble of exceptional players, and to create opportunities for the most exciting young …

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David Helfgott

The truly extraordinary artist that is David Helfgott is continuing to receive the worldwide recognition that his remarkable technical and interpretative genius deserves. His continuing and unparalleled success comes as no surprise to David’s legion of devoted admirers everywhere. They have long regarded his recitals as transcending mere music making, and an affirmation of the …

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Wilson Zwartz Dewhurst Stuart

ARIA Award-winning jazz bassist Jonathan Zwartz has put together a very special supergroup of stellar Australian jazz musicians to perform at the Festival. The group features Julien Wilson (saxophone), Carl Dewhurst (guitar) and Hamish Stuart (drums). Jonathan Zwartz, the New Zealand-born Australian-based ARIA Award-winning jazz bassist has put together a supergroup of stellar Australian jazz …

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