2019 Braidwood Spring Concert series is in full swing at St Andrew’s Anglican Church. Celebrating the wonderful historic and recently restored organ at St Andrew’s Anglican Church in Braidwood is the annual October organ extravaganza. ‘Bach rattles the rafters and other organ music’ will be performed by Dr James Forsyth and Mervyn Olds on Sunday 20 October from 2.30pm. This concert is exit by donation, and is the annual fundraiser for the organ restoration and maintenance fund.
In November, there will be two concerts offering great diversity. On Sunday 3 November from 2pm, string trio Three Piece Suite with flautist James Fortune return by popular demand to present ‘Australian Made and Played’, a mostly Australian themed program including selections by Percy Grainger, Graham Powning, Margaret Sutherland, David Hush, Sarah Hopkins, Alice Chance, Gregory van der Struik and Caspar Summer. There may be a hot-off-the-press World Premiere to top it off! Tickets: $25 adults and concessions, $5 children.
Our final concert in the 2019 Spring Series is a wonderfully eclectic performance by Evergreen Ensemble entitled ‘One Hundred Days Away’. Held on Monday 18 November from 2pm, Evergreen Ensemble present 18th and 19th century Scottish-Australian music from the collections of the National Library of Australia. Virtuosic arrangements of Scots tunes by Edinburgh fiddlers, Tasmanian Sthrathspeys played on baroque violin, beautiful songs from the Hebrides and 19th century Australian piano music. Recorded by ABC Classics, the album CD will be available on
sale. What a wonderful note to end the series on! Tickets: $30 adults, $25 concessions and children under 15 free.
All concerts at held at St Andrew’s Anglican Church, 47 Elrington St, Braidwood with afternoon tea to follow the performances. If you would
like to know more about the Braidwood Concert Series or would like to be put on the email list, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
by Anne Sanders