Premieres: Saturday 15th August at 2pm.
Welcome to our ‘virtual’ lunchtime concert series! Over the next couple of months we will stream a concert every month on a Saturday afternoon for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own home.
Amogh Ananth (violin) and Harrison Lam (piano) perform works by Mozart, Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Dvorak.
HELP US KEEP THE MUSIC GOING
With a downturn in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic, your support in exchange for these concerts is most welcome. Tax-deductible donations can be made the Cathedral’s Music Foundation below. Thank you for your support.
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791 Austria)
Sonata for Piano and Violin No 21 in E minor, K.304/300c
- Tempo di menuetto
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827 Germany)
Sonata for Violin and Piano No.5 in F Major, Op.24, “Spring”
- Adagio molto espressivo
Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendlessohn (1809 – 1847 Germany)
Violin Sonata in F minor, Op.4
- Adagio-Allegro moderato
Antonin Dvořák (1841 – 1904 Czech Republic)
4 Romantic Pieces, Op.75a
- Allegro moderato
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Amogh Ananth (violin) is a versatile and passionate violin soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player with a rich variety of concert experience. He regularly performs with the Melbourne Youth Orchestra, Monash Academy Orchestra, Australasian Orchestra and various community/youth chamber ensembles.
During his fourteen years at Huntingtower School, Amogh was extremely devoted to serving the music department, which led to him being awarded a bursary scholarship in Year 12 for outstanding commitment.
Amogh has just finished a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Music at Monash University, where he learnt from Dr. Elizabeth Sellars. He also undertook overseas chamber music and soloist development units in Prato and New York. In 2018, two of his most memorable experiences were accompanying William Barton at the Melbourne Recital Centre and participating in Vision Australia’s Carols by Candlelight at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl.
Harrison Lam (piano) grew up in a musical family and has studied piano from an age of 5 with his mother Annabella Fung who is also a piano teacher, having achieved Grade 5 AMEB by the young age of 13. Later on, Harrison studied under the tutelage of Darryl Coote from Team of Pianists to complete his Bachelor of Music at Monash University (2019).
Harrison currently maintains just shy of 30 piano students per week, teaching in music schools and privately in his private music studio.
19 September: Emma Warburton (contralto) & Rhodri Clarke (piano)
17 October: Adam Simmons (flute, saxophones, shakuhachi)
21 November: Meredith Connie (classical guitar)
19 December: Kevin Chow (piano)
ABOUT THE LUNCHTIME CONCERT SERIES
This series of lunchtime concerts was launched in 2013 to encourage city workers and others to come into and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the Cathedral during the day. They provide fine music and space for contemplation in the midst of a busy week. During the COVID-19 Pandemic, our Lunchtime Concert has moved online, bringing stunning performances direct to homes through Melbourne and Australia.