Adelaide Cello Festival

March 25 to April 6

PDF Program

Program PDF
Download the Program Flyer PDF (1Mb)

You can download the 2014 Adelaide International Cello Festival Overview Program PDF (1Mb) from this link. For pass holders, note the specific exclusions of some concerts, including the ASO Master Series, Ngeringa, Friday Elder Hall and Musica Viva events.

The UPCOMING performances below are sorted by date/time.
You can also view the Past events list

Louise McKay

Youth Recital
Louise McKay & Michael Ierace
- Friday 4 April 6:30pm at Hetzel Room, State Library of SA

An opportunity to hear Australia's greatest young cello talents. This performance features Louise McKay (Associate Principal Cello with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra) with pianist Michael Ierace. Hear them play Chopin, Weiland and Piazzolla.

Duration 1 hour (no interval)

Eugene Friesen and Rushad Eggleston

Improv & Jazz
Eugene Friesen, Rushad Eggleston, Gemma Turvey, Stephan Richter and Students
- Friday 4 April 8pm at Elder Hall

A journey into the spontaneous with world-leading improvisational cellists Eugene Friesen, Rushad Eggleston and friends.

Duration 2 hours (including a 20 minute interval)

Giovanni Sollima

Solo Recital
Giovanni Sollima in Recital
- Saturday 5 April 11:30am at Elder Hall

A wonderful composer and performer almost in the tradition of cellist composers of the 19C who performed their own virtuoso works. Giovanni Sollima plays his own music but looks back to the traditions of early cello works by Italian composers.

Duration 1 hour (without interval)

Lynn Harrell

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra Master Series
Cello Legend Lynn Harrell
- Friday 4 April 8:00pm at the Adelaide Town Hall
- Saturday 5 April 6:30pm at the Adelaide Town Hall

The great American cellist Lynn Harrell is playing Lutoslawski's powerful Cello Concerto, which was composed in 1970 for the legendary Russian cellist, Mstislav Rostropovich. Arvo Volmer leads his players in Brahms' joyful Second Symphony.

Duration 100 minutes (including a 20 minute interval)

Junior and Intermediate Cello Concert

Special Event
Junior and Intermediate Cello Concert
- Saturday 5 April 3:00pm at the Church of the Trinity

There will be a concert on Saturday 5th April, Church of the Trinity. The concert promises to be a fun, rewarding experience featuring the Adelaide Youth Strings, junior and intermediate cello ensembles, and some of Adelaide's up-and-coming cellists.

Duration 90 minutes (no interval)

Rushad Eggleston

Improv & Jazz - Late Night
Jazz & Improv with Rushad Eggleston
- Saturday 5 April 10pm at Elder Hall

Rushad Eggleston is a revolutionary cellist, composer, poet-philosopher, and entertainer whose unforgettable performances captivate and inspire. Using his cello as the steering wheel, he will take you on a rocket-fueled melodic journey through space and time.

Duration 2 hours (including a 20 minute interval)

Cello Extravaganza!

Special Event
Cello Extravaganza!
- Sunday 6 April 11:30am at Elder Hall

A special event featuring a wide variety of cellists, ensembles and the Senior Cellist Workshop Partcipants during the Adelaide Cello Festival.

Duration 90 minutes (no interval)

Ewen Bramble

Unley Symphony Orchestra
- Sunday 6 April 3:00pm at Elder Hall

Pei-Jee Ng, Ewen Bramble and Lachlan Bramble feature as soloists with the Unley Symphony Orchestra performing Brahms Double Concerto, Haydn Cello Concerto and Sibelius Finlandia.

Duration 2 hours (including a 20 minute interval)