Music by the Sea is launching its concert series from May to December 2018 at the Sandgate Town Hall, corner of Seymour street & Cliff street, Sandgate. Believing that ART is essential for the wellbeing of the community, monthly concerts are conducted, presenting classical, folk, jazz and world music. Performances are intimate and gives you a greater experience being up close and personal. See below for concert details and grab your tickets HERE for all dates from May to December.
If you'd like to support this great event that's reliant on partnerships and affiliations, do contact them for the benefits of your logo appearing on all printed promotional material along with various social media perks and announcements, and 4 X complimentary tickets for your staff or clients for each month of the sponsorship.
The following are dates to be tucked away in your diary for the monthly amazing concerts presented to you at the same venue (Sandgate Town Hall) every month. You could also save this article by adding it to your 'to-do' list on Weekend Notes for easy access, and to revisit as a reminder for events such as this, or restaurants, markets, festivals etc and build up your own little entertainment program.
5 May, 7:30pm - Sounds of India with Vinod Prasanna (Bansuri) and Bobby Singh (Tabla).
2 June, 7:30pm - Eric Bogle - Australian Troubadour
Kicking things off in May with the Sounds of India from 7.30pm to 9.30pm (average timeframe of all shows), an auditory treat of classical Indian music awaits as Vinod and Bobby explore the mood of Raag and Taal, going from a slow burn to sparks flying. The marriage between a highly respected tabla player and a Bansuri virtuoso with 250 years of family tradition running through his veins has nowhere to go but to culminate in an artful and sensitive resonance.
Eric Bogle follows next in June, and brings with him his world experience as he regularly tours the USA, Canada and Europe, as well as Australia, his adopted homeland. With a swag of music industry awards and other different awards for his music, this Scottish born Australian is a magnetic concert performer and a true international star.
Umberto Clerici in July, is a soloist, chamber musician, principal cellist, teacher, and cultural innovator; a multitalented creative that can be summed up in these five dimensions. From Turin, Italy, his dance with the cello began at age 5 and went from strength to strength and he now plays a 1722 Matteo Goffriller from Venice and a 1758 Carlo Antonio Testore from Milan.
Streeton Trio - Emma Jardine (violin), Meta Weiss (cello), Benjamin Kopp (piano)
In the ensuing months, be serenaded by the Acacia Quartet, who in seven years, won great respect for their versatility and inventiveness by coupling established repertoires and the unorthodox. Dan Tuffy who will be performing with Matt Walker and Lucie Thorne, both on guitar/vocals will bring you his sultry sound and cool grooves and an idiosyncratic approach to telling a story through song. Currently living in the Netherlands and originally from Australia, this is a one-off exclusive that is featuring an absolute super-band.
Australia's most internationally successful piano trio and Australia's leading young musicians, the Streeton Trio, was actually formed in Geneva, Switzerland in 2008. They were the first Australian ensemble chosen for the prestigious European Chamber Music Academy where it was ensemble-in-residence from 2010 to 2013.
Simon Tedeschi in November is one of Australia's most renowned classical pianists who has performed in major concert halls and festivals throughout the world. His repertoire includes performing for world leaders like the former President George W. Bush, Vladimir Putin, Nelson Mandela, and the Dalai Lama.
Ending before it begins again next year, in December you'll have a Celtic band brewed in Ireland and distilled in Australia. The Barleyshakes have been turning heads since their inception in the 90's for their 'bent' Irish sound as they inject new life into Irish music while honouring the traditional past. For more details and to buy tickets, check the website, and stay updated by following the conversation on the Facebook page.