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Adhoc Baroque, Gunning, 23 April 2017

April 23, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
St Edmund’s Anglican Church,
Biala Street
Gunning, New South Wales 2581 Australia

Adhoc Baroque will present a concert at St Edmund's Anglican Church, Biala Street, Gunning, at 2pm on Sunday, 23 April. The program for the concert is: G. Brunetti - Stabat Mater A. Scarlatti - Salve Regina A. Stradella - O Vos Omnes M. Charpentier - Magdalena lugens The full ensemble is : Peter Young, organ Greta Claringbould, soprano Maartje Sevenster, alto Barbara Jane Gilby, violin 1 Pip Thompson, violin 2 Michelle Higgs, viola Clara Teniswood, cello The centerpiece of this…


The String Contingent, Gunning, 19 March

March 19, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Gunning Court House,
Yass Street
Gunning, New South Wales 2581 Australia
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The String Contingent, Which has performed in Gunning twice before to great acclaim, will present a concert in Gunning's Court Room at the Old Court House on Sunday, 19 March at 2pm. Tickets are $30, concessions and Gunning Focus Group members $25, and students/youth $10. Bookings: michael.coley@bigpond.com, 0417 663 045 or 4845 1566 About The String Contingent: Renowned acoustic chamber-folk trio The String Contingent have toured extensively in Australia, New Zealand, the UK and Scandinavia, with their unique sound that…

Octubafest 2015

October 17, 2015 @ 11:30 am

Once again the Ooms and Pahs will be rocking the foundations of the Gunning Hall on Saturday October 17th. The world famous Australian Tuba Quartet will perform a medley of great brass music to get the feet tapping, the hands clapping and the voices singing. Last year, the world stood still for a few moments when the Quartet kicked off the inaugural Octubafest in Gunning NSW. Quartet frontman, Tim Buzbee is promising new musical pieces, as well as old drinking…

Musica da Camera in Gunning 2014

August 9, 2014 @ 2:00 pm

The string orchestra Musica da Camera will be returning to the Shire Hall, Gunning on Saturday, 9 August. The orchestra has proved to be enormously popular in the region and Gunning is a regular venue. Details of the program will be published on this website when they are available.

The String Contingent in Gunning 2014

July 13, 2014 @ 2:00 pm

The String Contingent, consisting of Chris Stone, violin, Holly Downes, double bass, and Graham McLeod, guitar, will be playing their special brand of original music in Gunning's Courtroom on Sunday, 13 July at 2pm. More details of the group can be found at thestringcontingent.com. Their music draws from genres including Celtic, classical, jazz and bluegrass. They describe their music as they '....burnish their original compositions through the clarity and precision of a meticulous "chamber music" ethos.' Not to be missed.

Pastance in Gunning 2014

June 15, 2014 @ 2:00 pm

Pastance, the troubadors, will be performing in the Gunning Courtroom on Sunday, 15 June 2014. They consist of multi-instumentalists Alex and Megan Cronin and Myfanwy Dibben. The group sings traditional songs from many parts of the world, accompanying themselves on traditional instruments, recorders, lute, guitar and hand drums. This is the third time that Pastance have visited Gunning, always to great acclaim.

The String Contingent (contemporary chamber music)

October 21, 2012 @ 3:00 pm

As a change of pace after the National Capital Orchestra the week before, we are presenting a concert by the chamber music group The String Contingent on Sunday, 21 October at 2pm on the Gunning Court Room, Yass Street, Gunning. As usual, for bookings and more information contact Mike or Wendy on 4845 1566, 0417 663 045 or at michael.coley@bigpond.com.

National Capital Orchestra and David Pereira

October 13, 2012 @ 3:00 pm

The National Capital Orchestra is once again visiting Gunning, for the second time in two years. David, who has long been a great supporter of the Focus Group, says' "I will play Dvorak concerto with the National Capital Orchestra this October 14 at the Q in Queanbeyan. I think Beethoven Pastoral still might be envisaged as well, as per our discussions last year. like to present this program also in Gunning, as last year was so successful". The…

Musica da Camera (chamber orchestra)

August 19, 2012 @ 2:00 pm

Music da Camera, the Canberra based chamber orchestra, is once again visiting Gunning's Shire Hall on Sunday 19 August at 2pm. The program on this occasion is based on the theme of dance, and while dancing in the aisles won't be encouraged, foot tapping will almost certainly be de rigeur. The program as sent to the Focus Group is: Here is a packed and rather eclectic program, including a work by the conductor, Joshua McHugh. Purcell: Abdelazer, or the Moor's…

Kathryn Jenkinson (soprano) and friends

May 20, 2012 @ 2:00 pm

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