This year, the Hunter sees an eclectic musical experience with repertoire from around the globe, as acclaimed Australian flautist Sally Walker collaborates with some of Australia’s finest pianists.
Pianists Christopher Allan, Tamara Anna Cislowska, Gabriella Pusner, Daniel Rojas-Gonzales, Sally Whitwell and Baritone David Greco with Flautist Sally Walker. Each recital will present a cameo appearance of a young, talented, local artist.
February 24th (Sally Walker- Flute, Gabriella Pusner – Piano) focusses on Austria and Germany with works by Mozart, Schubert, Schumann, Weber and Reger including Schubert’s masterpiece “Variations on Trockne Blumen”.
April 28th (David Greco – Baritone, Sally Walker – Flute, Christopher Allan – Piano) explores music from the former Kingdom of Bohemia with pieces by Bartok, Dvorak, Doppler, with Brahms’ “Zigeunerlieder” and some traditional Bohemian music.
June 23rd (Sally Walker – Flute, Tamara Anna Cislowska – Piano) features works from Russia, including the Sonata by Prokofiev as well as compositions by Rachmaninov, Rimsky-Korsakov and Kats-Chernin.
September 15th (Sally Walker – Flute, Sally Whitwell – Piano) presents compositions from Australia by Carl Vine, Anne Boyd, Cyrus Meurant and Sally Whitwell herself.
November 10th (Sally Walker – Flute, Daniel Rojas-Gonzales – Piano) celebrates music from South America, showcasing works by Guastavino, Piazzolla and Daniel Rojas-Gonzales himself.
Recitals are from 7 – 8 pm (no interval) and are preceded by a wine tasting by Inner City Winemakers from 6 pm. All concerts take place at Adamstown Uniting Church, a space for contemplative listening.
Donations will be used to pay the performers, the Youth Cameo, the three administrators, the church hire, the public liability insurance, the piano tuning, the printing of advertising media and online ticketing.