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Adamstown Arts – Adamstown Uniting Church

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228 Brunker Rd
Adamstown, NSW 2289 Australia

Parking

There is a small carpark located at the side of the church hall, which can be used as a drop-off area for person(s) with mobility issues. (Entrance on Brunker Road and Exit to Glebe Road).

A disabled car parking space is located in this carpark, close to a level access to the venue. (Enter through the black gate).

Behind the Adamstown shops is a public carpark. It is within easy walking distance to AUC, via the crossing lights. Access is via Date Street (from Glebe Road) or Victoria Street (Brunker Road).

Parking is also available in nearby streets; however, during business hours there may be limits on the main roads.

The facilities are located on the same level as the church performance space and include a disabled toilet. A hearing loop is available. Please ask if you require this facility.

Please email newcastlemusicfestival@gmail.com if you require assistance.

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Wednesday August 2019

4. The Poet, the Music & the Muse

Wednesday August 7 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Adamstown Arts – Adamstown Uniting Church, 228 Brunker Rd
Adamstown, NSW 2289 Australia
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  Performers Genevieve Dickson (mezzo soprano) and Ross Fiddes (piano)   Rising star, mezzo-soprano Genevieve Dickson now calls Newcastle home. She is a member of the Pacific Opera’s Young Artist Program, and has performed with Lyric Opera of Melbourne, Melbourne CitiOpera, and the Operation Quartet. Her recital will include delightful songs by Australian novelist Henry Handel (Ethel Florence) Richardson (famous for The Fortunes of Richard Mahony and The Getting of Wisdom), and compositions by Rachmaninov, Brahms, Elgar, Quilter and Ross…

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5. Jazz

Thursday August 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Adamstown Arts – Adamstown Uniting Church, 228 Brunker Rd
Adamstown, NSW 2289 Australia
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  Performers Dungeon Big Band   Bringing together 18 professional Hunter Valley musicians, the Dungeon Big Band was formed in mid-2004, with its premiere concert at Newcastle’s Dungeon Jazz. Program   Information believed correct, but final information (including some venue, ticket prices & booking details) will not be available until this information is updated contemporaneously with publication of the Festival Guide in June 2019.    

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7. Twilight Musical Dialogues – Musical Kin, Father and Daughter

Friday August 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Adamstown Arts – Adamstown Uniting Church, 228 Brunker Rd
Adamstown, NSW 2289 Australia
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  Performers Miriam Allan (soprano), Sally Walker (flute), Christopher Allan (piano)   Guest soprano Miriam Allan, flautist Sally Walker and pianist Christopher Allan join forces in an eclectic program. Twilight Musical Dialogues have become an exciting feature of Newcastle music, and this concert will be no exception. The “sublime singing” (Gramophone, 2017) of Newcastle born soprano Miriam Allan has been enjoyed across the world, from Australia, through Japan and Singapore, as well as at festivals throughout Europe and North America.…

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12. Opera Soirée

Saturday August 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Adamstown Arts – Adamstown Uniting Church, 228 Brunker Rd
Adamstown, NSW 2289 Australia
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  Performers Genevieve Dickson, Georgia Lane, and Brad Cooper   Rising star, mezzo-soprano Genevieve Dickson now calls Newcastle home.  She is a member of the Pacific Opera’s Young Artist Program, and has performed with Lyric Opera of Melbourne, Melbourne CitiOpera, and the Operation Quartet.  Her recital will include delightful songs by Australian novelist Henry Handel (Ethel Florence) Richardson (famous for The Fortunes of Richard Mahony and The Getting of Wisdom). A former Melba Opera Trust Scholar and Pacific Opera Young…

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14. Sweeter than Roses

Saturday August 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Adamstown Arts – Adamstown Uniting Church, 228 Brunker Rd
Adamstown, NSW 2289 Australia
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  Performers Miriam Allan (soprano), The Muffat Collective – Matt Greco, Anton Baba, Rafael Font-Viera, Anthony Abouhamad   The Muffat Collective is an ensemble of four period instrument specialists, united by their love and commitment to the historically informed practises of seventeenth and eighteenth century chamber music. Having studied and performed together in The Netherlands, the Muffat Collective bring to Australian audiences leading practices and professional expertise from the most dynamic baroque ensembles of Europe. The ensemble is named after…

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20. Nocturna – Tangos and More

Monday August 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Adamstown Arts – Adamstown Uniting Church, 228 Brunker Rd
Adamstown, NSW 2289 Australia
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  Performers Daniel Rojas and friends   Daniel Rojas is a Chilean-born Australian concert pianist and highly acclaimed composer specialising in the rich and vibrant Latin American musical aesthetic. Proclaimed as “a master of his instrument” (The AU Review) Rojas has performed with numerous classical and world music ensembles (such as Jacana, Tigramuna and the Great Bowing Company) in Australia, Asia, and South America. Program   Information believed correct, but final information (including some venue, ticket prices & booking details)…

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21. Jazz Up Late

Monday August 12 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Adamstown Arts – Adamstown Uniting Church, 228 Brunker Rd
Adamstown, NSW 2289 Australia
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  Performers Sax Blue – Rod Barnes et al   Sax Blue is a Newcastle based saxophone quartet led by jazz legend Rod Barnes with an emphasis on jazz and blues. Program   Information believed correct, but final information (including some venue, ticket prices & booking details) will not be available until this information is updated contemporaneously with publication of the Festival Guide in June 2019.    

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29. Lo-Fi

Friday August 16 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Adamstown Arts – Adamstown Uniting Church, 228 Brunker Rd
Adamstown, NSW 2289 Australia
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  Performers TBA   Program   Information believed correct, but final information (including some venue, ticket prices & booking details) will not be available until this information is updated contemporaneously with publication of the Festival Guide in June 2019.    

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30. Music Teachers’ Association of NSW Piano Scholarships Competition

Saturday August 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Adamstown Arts – Adamstown Uniting Church, 228 Brunker Rd
Adamstown, NSW 2289 Australia
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  Performers Adjudicator: Helen Smith   The Newcastle Music Festival is proud to join the Music Teachers’ Association of NSW in presenting competitions for young pianists to award the Nan Price Memorial Scholarship and the Joyce Blewitt Award. This year’s adjudicator is Helen Smith. The age limit for competitors is now 23 years and under. Entrants in the Joyce Blewitt Award must have achieved Grade 6 - 8 or equivalent standard; entrants for Nan Price Memorial Scholarship must hold a…

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