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Folk and Fantasy

28 April 2024

In the Utzon Room

Classical Music

Cherished international music stars Hourglass bring freshness to much-loved masterpieces and their own exceptional brand of energy to a vast array of magical and mystical new works.

…a varied and highly enjoyable programme.

★ ★ ★ ★ 

Limelight Magazine

Magical chamber music of dreams, dance, and song

Music of mystical times, from places we can only imagine, beguiling experiences infused with rich emotions - let Hourglass be your storyteller, leading you on an enchanting night, tripping between reality and fantasy. Hear the best new Australian music from exciting and diverse composers, alongside Bartok’s exciting and grim folk tales, the quirky humour of Kenji Bunch, and the divine inspiration of Elena Kats-Chernin. The intimacy of the Utzon room will have you in the mood for sweetness, love, and magic.

Presented by Hourglass Ensemble


Bela Bartok - Romanian dances 

Elena Kats-Chernin - Colours of the Sea

Kenji Bunch  - Ralph's Old Records

Franz Liszt (after Robert Schumann) - Widmung

Richard Grantham - The Lyrebird in My Piano

Anne Cawrse - Piano Trio: Songs Without Words

Sally Greenaway - Of Moths and Moonlight

Artist Information

Ewa Kowalski 

Andrew Kennedy 

Anna Rutkowska-Schock

Alexandra Osborne

Andrew Wilson

Other information

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