MELBOURNE WAREHOUSE MUSIC FESTIVAL
Grab your tix for the inaugural Melbourne Warehouse Music Festival. Smashing barriers between classical and modern music with 8 back to back concerts by some of Australia’s most exciting artists in an intimate, raw Collingwood Warehouse where everyone will feel welcome. Does it get more Melbourne than that? Come to your favourite and discover a brand new genre!
When? NOVEMBER 4-5 2017 Where? SCHOOLHOUSE STUDIOS (Warehouse) 81 Rupert St, Collingwood. 5 minute walk from Cnr Smith and Gertrude Streets. Route 86 Tram Stop 15. Free on street parking in Rupert Street and surrounds.
Tickets from $25. Buy for a single concert or an afternoon or evening session.
Duration 50 minutes per concert. Doors open half an hour before each concert.
Strictly limited general seating so first in best dressed. Paper tickets will not be issued so please bring along your smart device or print off if you need to.
Be sure to head with your friends to our Festival Hub RUPERT ON RUPERT for pre and post show drinks and meals - check them out www.rupertonrupert.com.au or call to book a table 03 94197702
Saturday Nov 4, 2017
12pm HOANG PHAM ($30-$35) Award-winning Concert Pianist (ABC Young Performer of the Year) Hoang will play a beautiful program of Beethoven and Chopin including Beethoven’s ‘Pathetique’ and ‘Moonlight’ Sonatas. “Pham is not most pianists, and his boldness was evident from the very first bars of the Beethoven, which he attacked with unusual vigour – a walk on the wild side of Beethoven.” Stephen Whittington - The Advertiser
1.30pm KAMMERMUSIK STRING ENSEMBLE ($30-$35) (Formerly the Parkville Ensemble) Kammermusik is a flexible chamber ensemble of members from the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra Victoria. Their program will include Brahms String Sextet No 1...
3.pm BLAIR HARRIS ($30-$35) Renowned for his contemporary performances, Blair presents an evocative solo concert of modern master works for the cello "All That is Dust..." Sept Papillons | Kaija Saariaho , The Song of Songs for Cello and Electronics | Karen Tanaka, Third Suite for Cello | Benjamin Britten
12pm AFTERNOON SESSION – 3 CONCERTS ABOVE ($75)
6.30pm LA PRIMA OPERA ($35-$40) Melbourne’s favourite boutique concert opera company with popular opera hits under a hot tin roof – perfect for opera newbies and aficionados alike. Featuring stars of Australian Opera with Len Vorster at the grand piano
8pm THE STRANGE BEDFELLOWS ($35-$40) Multiple Green Room award winners, Jacqui Dark and Kanen Breen detonate across the footlights in a debauched and greasepaint-spattered riot of musical abandon with musical director Daryl Wallis. “Their work is wry, vicious, visceral and provocative with precisely balanced charm and repulsiveness in equal measure” Glam Adelaide 2017 (Suitable for 16+ Course language, violent themes/images.)
9.30pm JACK JONES aka IRWIN THOMAS ($50-$55) A rare solo acoustic performance in Melbourne by New York based, Aussie rock luminary singer/guitarist. “A style and voice to make you swoon, humbling, unforgettable jaw-dropping guitar playing, Jack Jones is so full of brooding passion you could bottle it” Australian Stage Beatles Back to Back
6.30pm EVENING SESSION – 3 CONCERTS ABOVE ($105) (Yep – it’s eclectic!)
Sunday Nov 5, 2017
2pm BHAN TRE ($30-$35) 4 piece all-female Celtic Festival favourites Bhan Tre have a huge and loyal Melbourne following. Performing a mixture of traditional Irish tunes and original songs with a Celtic flavour.
3.30pm THE FURBELOWS ($30-$35) If You like The Andrew Sisters and Django Reinhardt, then you’ll LOVE The Furbelows. Combining close harmony vocals with a hot club swing rhythm section, they are the ultimate 1930’s party band.
2pm AFTERNOON SESSION – 2 CONCERTS ABOVE ($50)
Thank you to our MWMF Supporters: ERIK AND ELIZABETH GROSS FOUNDATION, HENKELL BROTHERS, Andrew Boyle, Meredith Schilling, Leonie Brasier, Anh Pham, Jo Banks, Steven Harper, Evelyn Daley, Damien Hellard, Kate Webber, Matt Thomas, Hoang Pham Productions, Guy Simpson, Daley Family, Blair Harris
Proudly sponsored by GRANT VIOLINS
Grand Piano supplied by Australian Piano Warehouse.
81 Rupert Street, Collingwood Vic 3066