The Australian National Academy of Music is Australia’s leading performance training academy for our foremost young musicians. It will be the guest of the Peninsula Music Society on Saturday, October 21, at the accessible Peninsula Community Theatre, Wilsons Rd, Mornington, for a 7.30pm start.
The “Divertimento for string orchestra” by Bartok will be the jewel in the crown of the evening, which will also include the exuberance of Shostakovich’s “Two pieces for string octet, Op. 11” and the very sensitive “Sextet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 36” by Brahms. The evening will be led by outstanding Australian cellist Howard Penny, director and head of Cello and String Studies at ANAM.
ANAM focuses on the development of young talent from Australia and New Zealand, with the aim of enhancing musical leadership with its vital components: outstanding artistry in skill, imagination, and innovation. Expect some exciting dimensions of classical music performance – vigour, courage, and adventure – to be the flavour of the evening with these young musicians.
Bookings: pmsmusic.asn.au, Farrell’s Bookshop in Mornington, Robinsons Bookshop in Frankston, and at the door one hour before the concert. Details: 9798 8392.