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October 29, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

| $15 - 35

Coffs Harbour Regional Conservatorium is delighted to present a very special professional concert series in our newly renovated Performance Hall. The series celebrates the acquisition of a beautiful new grand piano by Mason & Hamlin, makers of the world’s finest pianos. Five of Australia’s finest pianists and strong advocates of Mason & Hamlin pianos will feature alongside a selection of dynamic and captivating chamber musicians from Melbourne and Brisbane, in exquisite programs designed to delight all fine music lovers.

Featured works in the series include all three of Brahms’ stunning and emotive Piano Quartets, sonatas by Cesar Franck, Rachmaninoff and Shostakovich, and much more.

Featured musicians include pianists Daniel de Borah, Timothy Young, Benjamin Kopp, Stephen Emmerson and Stewart Kelly. Joining them are violinists Emma Jardine (Streeton Trio), Zoe Freisburg (winner, Kendal National Violin Competition), Shane Chen (1st violinist, Flinders Quartet), violist Patrick Brearley (ANAM graduate and strings teacher, Coffs Conservatorium), cellist Trish O’Brien (Artistic Director Coffs Con) and clarinetist Paul Dean (Head of Winds, Queensland Conservatorium).


Sunday 19 February, 3pm
Emma Jardine, violin | Benjamin Kopp, piano | Paul Dean, clarinet | Patrick Brearley, viola | Trish O’Brien, cello
Stravinsky – Suite from “A Soldier’s Tale”
Franck – Sonata for violin & piano in A maj
Brahms – Piano Quartet No 1 in G minor, Op 25 

Sunday 2 April, 3pm
Zoe Freisberg, violin | Patrick Brearley, viola | Trish O’Brien, cello | Stewart Kelly, piano | Paul Dean, clarinet
Mozart Piano Quartet in G Minor K478 (arr. Dean)
Rachmaninoff Sonata for cello and piano
Brahms Piano Quartet No 3 in C minor, Op 16

Sunday 18 June, 3pm
Timothy Young, piano | Zoe Freisberg, violin | Patrick Brearley, viola | Trish O’Brien, cello | Paul Dean, clarinet
Beethoven Sonata No 14, Opus 27 No 2 “Moonlight”
Shostakovich Sonata for viola and piano Op 147
Schumann Piano Quartet Op 47
Prokofiev Overture on Hebrew Themes

Sunday 20 August, 3pm
Daniel de Borah, piano | Shane Chen, violin | Paul Dean, clarinet | Trish O’Brien, cello | Patrick Brearley, viola
Beethoven Trio for clarinet, cello and piano Op 11
Schumann Noveletten Nos 1, 2 and 8 Op 21
Brahms Piano Quartet No 2 in A major, OP 26

Sunday 29 October, 3pm
Endeavour Trio: Paul Dean, clarinet, Trish O’Brien, cello, Stephen Emmerson, piano | Patrick Brearley, viola
Beethoven Sonata for piano and cello No 3 in A maj, Op 69
Satie Solo piano works
Schumann Marchenezehrlungen for clarinet, viola and piano
Brahms Trio Op 114 in A min for clarinet, cello and piano



October 29, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$15 - 35


Coffs Harbour Regional Conservatorium


Coffs Conservatorium Performance Space
02 6652 1592
1/6A Bray Street, Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450 Australia
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