Concerts and RECITALS
In partnership with the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM), we host several concerts through the year - often featuring visiting, internationally renowned performers.
FOR YOUR DIARY:
Two more ANAM recitals are scheduled at St Silas for 2018: on Sunday 26 August and on Sunday 21 October. See you there!
brilliant brass! a resounding success
The first ANAM recital at St Silas for 2018 was a resounding success, with a quartet of trumpets and one of trombones performing before a large appreciative audience. Even a holiday weekend could not keep the music-lovers away!
The brilliant sound of the trumpets and the more mellow tones of the trombone were heard to great effect in the excellent acoustic of the church. Music ranged from the 16th century with a piece by Gabrielli, whose works were written to be performed in St Marks’ Basilica in Venice, to a jazzy little 20th century piece by Brazilian composer Jobim. The second half of the program featured a number of short harmonious works for the trumpet quartet, while for some, the highlight of the recital was an arrangement for the trombone quartet of the first movement from the Dvorak Symphony No. 8, with its echoes of the Czech countryside.