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23 May 2017 – Our man Thornton McCamish takes out NSW Literary Prize
One of the Woodend Winter Arts Festival’s most prized guest for the 2017 Words & Ideas program has himself been awarded a prestigious literary prize.
An inspired tour of classical Europe created by Hal Riches & Kathryn Russack from Colenso, and prepared by senior students of Braemar College, will be interspersed with the Rococo charm of string quartets by the 18th-century Italian master Luigi Boccherini.
17 May 2017 – Australian Guitar Trio present ‘Renegade Journey’
Sparkling effervescent textures and blending of contemporary influences with classical foundations create the unique sonic identity of the Australian Guitar Trio.
Tony Lee, last year’s winner of the Australian National Piano Awards will perform a recital of works including Beethoven, Prokofiev and Adams.
15 May 2017 – Exclusive from Brazil, Quinta Essentia quartet
The unusual formation of four musicians but only one instrument promotes Brazilian culture and chamber music throughout the world.
The Austrian Piano Trio Alba presents masterpieces of the literature from Austria and Bohemia.
13 May 2017 – Australian String Quartet perform in Woodend
The Woodend Winter Arts Festival is delighted to welcome back the Australian String Quartet, performing Haydn and Schubert in two concerts on the final day of the festival.
9 May 2017 – Two utterly unique, totally Woodend experiences
Two featured events at this year’s Woodend Winter Arts Festival will bookend the Queen’s Birthday long weekend with fabulously unique creative experiences to those quick enough to secure tickets.
8 May 2017 – Talking politics the old-school way in Woodend
Policy wonks and political nerds rejoice! You won’t even need to miss the Insiders on ABC TV on Sunday morning to make the discussion about Paul Keating’s leadership with unique insights to his personal files – one of three politically-focussed discussion based event over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend in Woodend.
Woodend once again comes alive during the Queen’s Birthday weekend from 9 to 12 June with the highly-acclaimed Woodend Winter Arts Festival.
6 May 2017 – Il Dialovo (The Italian Devil) Concert & CD Launch
As part of the 13th Woodend Winter Arts Festival, Accademia Arcadia have announced they will launch their new CD – Il Diabolo with a concert on 9th June.
When one of Australia’s finest young pianists, Tony Lee, arrives in Woodend to perform a repertoire of Beethoven, Prokofiev and American composer John Adams, he will one in a line up of Australia’s best at this year’s Woodend Winter Arts Festival.
24 April 2017 – For the writers, the readers and the political enthusiasts
If you’ve got a memoir (or a garden) struggling to find structure, or a way to expand your child’s world view through a love a reading, or perhaps you’re just looking for a satisfying conversation to thrash out just why there is so much perplexing political apathy right now.
The program for the 13th annual Woodend Winter Arts Festival has launched and tickets are now on sale for the Festival, which occurs in venues throughout Woodend over the Queen’s Birthday Long weekend, 9 – 12 June.