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Utzon Music Series

2018 Season

In 2018, Utzon Music Series returns for its 11th year. This year’s stellar line up features a range of musical styles and some of the world’s greatest classical musicians, from renowned solo artists to acclaimed chamber orchestras.

Whether you like your German lieder, your showy virtuoso, or your tight-knit ensembles, the 2018 Utzon Music Series has something for every classical music connoisseur.

Join award-winning Brisbane-based Orava Quartet for a journey into the soul of Russia featuring the music of Rachmaninoff, Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky.
Internationally acclaimed Intimate
One of the most in-demand sopranos on the scene performs a selection of songs from Ravel, Poulenc, Mahler, Montsalvatge and Bolcom.
Surprising Intimate
Violin virtuoso James Ehnes and his 1715 Stradivarius take us to the heart of Bach with a suite of dances culminating in the most electrifying 10 minutes of music you’ll hear all year.
Electric Intimate

Moye Chen

6 May 2018

This 33-year-old Beijing-born pianist wowed audiences at the 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition and brings his sensibility and flair to a program featuring Grainger and Rachmaninoff.
Sublime Intimate
One of the greatest singers of our time, and one of the most charismatic, whether he’s giving one of his impeccably conceived recitals or being the irresistibly wicked Don Giovanni, Hampson inhabits the music like few others.
Entertaining Intimate
One of the world's most awarded cellists explores two landmarks of the 20th century canon in Ligeti's early sonata from the 40s and Kodály's magisterial sonata along with Bach's solo cello suite.
Inspiring Sublime Intimate
We regretfully announce that Daniel Hope and Zurich Chamber Orchestra have had to cancel their 2018 Utzon Music Series performance on Sunday 9 September.
Moving Sublime Exhilarating
The accordion is not necessarily an instrument that you’d associate with classical music, but Ksenija Sidorova will change your mind. The Latvian virtuoso has taken her instrument far from its usual haunts of cafes and tangos and firmly into the Concert Hall.
Surprising Intimate