Modifications to Melbourne Digital Live performance Corridor introduced

Beneath the co-direction of Chris Howlett and Adele Schonhardt, Melbourne Digital Live performance Corridor has been a boon to native musicians and music lovers alike. Nicely over $550,000 has been earned by musicians whereas we, as an viewers, maintained a robust sense of private reference to them, regardless of the bodily distancing. The Athenaeum Theatre has turn out to be an extension of our houses over the previous few months. The venue may need been nearly empty however Chris, Adele and their company generated such enthusiastic heat to their introductions and chats that we forgot that so lots of these luxurious crimson velvet seats have been empty – we have been nearly sitting in them.

A few of us are likely to view what MDCH has to supply as an Important Service, however, due to the Stage 4 lockdown restrictions applied by the Victorian Authorities this week the doorways of the Athenaeum Theatre have closed. Undaunted and at all times enterprising, MDCH has revealed some thrilling information as they discover revolutionary methods to assist Australian artists – and music lovers:

Victorian Authorities confirmed by way of Inventive Victoria that we must
shut the doorways of our Melbourne venue throughout Stage 4 lockdown.

“In anticipation of this, we spent Tuesday capturing reside live shows for the Melbourne leg of the AFCM Prelude Weekend to allow them to progress as deliberate. They’re beautiful performances and we hope you’ll be a part of so many fellow MDCH supporters this weekend on-line. All Melbourne live shows past this level have been postponed and ticket holders might be contacted. We’ll additionally reveal our plans to proceed supporting Melbourne artists shortly.

“Within the meantime, enable us to introduce the MDCH Passport Sequence.

” the following six weeks, MDCH will take you on a tour of Australia’s expertise each nationally and worldwide with 36 reside live shows.

“We are going to return to Sydney, maintain multi-day festivals in Adelaide, Perth and Brisbane, and journey to London and Singapore. We are going to showcase artists such because the Australian String Quartet, Li-Wei Qin, the Goldner String Quartet, Slava Gigorian, Simon Tedeschi, Anna Goldsworthy, Timo-Veikko Valve, and the Australian Haydn Ensemble, to call however a couple of.

“For the following two weeks, we’ll base ourselves nearly in Sydney with recitals from the Sir John Clancy Auditorium with because of UNSW. This can embrace performances by the Australia Ensemble, Simon Tedeschi & Sally Walker, Timo-Veikko Valve, Jane Rutter & Gerard Willems, Clarissa Spata & Glenn Amer, in addition to welcoming again the Australian Haydn Ensemble and Andrew Goodwin.

“These tickets at the moment are on sale on our web site.

“On the nineteenth of August, your MDCH passport takes you to Singapore for a shocking recital by much-loved Australian cellist Li Wei Qin and pianist Albert Tiu. This Chopin and Beethoven recital is one NOT to be missed.

“August 28 sees MDCH’s passport sequence head to Adelaide for a two-day pageant. This can embrace artists such because the Australian String Quartet, Slava Gigorian, Anna Goldsworthy and plenty of others. We are going to announce the total programme on Monday as a part of our weekly e-newsletter.

“We may even prolong our London sequence and showcase the artistry of a few of Australia’s brightest expertise, together with Emily Solar, Lotte Betts-Dean and Helena Dix.

“We are going to write extra about September’s programming within the coming days.

“Please see our web site,, for particulars of all artists and packages.

“Telephone bookings and full tech assist are additionally out there on 0408 339 145, between 9am and 6pm, Monday to Saturday.”


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