2021 Festival

Fantasies and a Fiesta Sunday, September 26, 2021 - 12pm


This concert presents Piers Lane, Daniel de Borah, Stephen Emmerson, Bernard Lanskey and the Viney Grinberg Duo, with grand landmarks of the duo repertoire.

Fantasies and a Fiesta
Sunday September 26, 2021 - 12pm

Duo Celebration! Sunday, September 26, 2021 - 3pm


The Festival Finale will feature some of Australia's finest musicians, including Piers Lane, Daniel de Borah, Liam Viney, Anna Grinberg, Brachi Tilles and Jenni Flemming.

Duo Celebration!
Sunday, September 26, 2021 - 3pm

Ticket, Lunch and Venue Information


Ticket, Lunch and Venue Information for the Nickson Room, School of Music, University of Queensland

Ticket, Lunch and Venue Information
 

The Australian Piano Duo Festival are delighted to announce the successful rescheduling of two of the 2021 Festival Concerts.

These two concerts will take place in the Nickson Room, School of Music, University of QLD, on Sunday 26 September at 12pm and 3pm. These two concerts have the same programming and artists as the previously scheduled Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 August events, which were postponed due to Brisbane's lockdown and subsequent restrictions.

Please come and join us for concerts of joyful music-making, played by eight of Australia’s finest pianists, including Piers Lane, Daniel de Borah, Anna Grinberg, Liam Viney, Bernard Lanskey, Stephen Emmerson, Brachi Tilles, and festival artistic director, Jenni Flemming.

With both events held at the same location on the same day, with a 90-minute lunch break between the concerts, you could enjoy the beautiful ambience of the University of QLD surrounds, with a picnic by the lake, or treat yourself to a pre-ordered lunch from Saint Lucy’s on Blair Drive, a pleasant 10-minute walk from the Nickson Room. Saint Lucy’s is a licensed café, with free undercover parking opposite the venue. Bookings are recommended by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling 07 3301 0001.

We look forward to seeing you at the Festival, take 2!


 

Fantasies and a Fiesta     

Venue:
Nickson Room, School of Music, The University of Queensland
Level 4, Zelman Cowan Building, Staff House Road, St Lucia

Price:
$40 adult / $25 concession

Duration:
70 minutes (no interval)

Tickets:
Tickets are available to purchase directly from our website, or via eventbrite. If not sold out, tickets will be available at the door. 

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/australian-piano-duo-festival-2021-fantasies-and-a-fiesta-tickets-168191420065

 

This concert presents Piers Lane, Daniel de Borah, Stephen Emmerson, Bernard Lanskey, & the Viney-Grinberg Duo, performing grand landmarks of the piano duet repertoire, including the sublime Schubert Fantasie, Brahms in both popular & introspective modes, & Ravel's fiery Rhapsodie Espagnol.

Franz Schubert (1878-1828)
Fantasie in F minor, for four hands, D.940

Stephen Emmerson (primo)
Bernard Lanskey (secondo)

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Hungarian Dances for four-hands, WwO 1, No.5 in F-sharp minor & No.1 in G minor 
Piers Lane (primo No.5; secondo No.1)
Daniel de Borah (secondo No.5; primo No.1)

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Variations on a Theme of Robert Schumann, for four hands, Op.23
Piers Lane (primo)
Daniel de Borah (secondo)

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Rhapsodie Espagnol 
Anna Grinberg (primo)
Liam Viney (secondo)


This concert is presented in partnership with The University of Queensland, School of Music.

 

 

Parking:

Parking is free on the weekends at The University of Queensland.  Live feed parking space availability and map

How to get to the Nickson Room:
Enter the Zelman Cowen Building at Level 3 (Ground Floor).
Go up the stairs to level 4.
Turn right and go through the sliding doors (there is a foyer monitor with musical videos/information on the wall)

The UQ Map App can be helpful for getting around the campus: https://my.uq.edu.au/mobile-apps


 

Duo Celebration!

Venue:
Nickson Room, School of Music, The University of Queensland
Level 4, Zelman Cowan Building, Staff House Road, St Lucia

Price:
$40 adults / $25 Concession

Duration:

2 hours including interval

Tickets:

Sold Out

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/australian-piano-duo-festival-2021-duo-celebration-tickets-168514945739

 

A celebration of pianistic brilliance & joyful music-making with internationally-acclaimed Piers Lane, Daniel de Borah, Viney-Grinberg Duo, Brachi Tilles & Jenni Flemming. With duet & two-piano works spanning the eighteenth to twentieth-centuries, the finale includes a masterpiece of mature Mozart, Brahms’ variations on St Antoni’s Chorale, French gems by Chaminade & Poulenc, & Percy Grainger’s Fantasy on themes of Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess.  

W.A. Mozart (1756-1791)
Sonata for four-hands in F major, K.497 
Brachi Tilles, primo
Jenni Flemming, secondo

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Variations on a theme of Haydn "St. Antoni", Op.56b 
Piers Lane, piano 1
Daniel de Borah, piano 2

- Interval -

Cécile Chaminade (1857-1944)
6 Pièces romantiques, Op.55
Anna Grinberg, primo
Liam Viney, secondo

Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
Sonata for four-hands
Anna Grinberg, primo
Liam Viney, secondo

George Gershwin (1898-1937), arr. Percy Grainger (1882-1961)
Fantasy on themes from Porgy & Bess
Piers Lane, piano 1

Jenni Flemming, piano 2

This concert is presented in partnership with The University of Queensland, School of Music.

Parking:

Parking is free on the weekends at The University of Queensland.  Live feed parking space availability and map

How to get to the Nickson Room:
Enter the Zelman Cowen Building at Level 3 (Ground Floor).
Go up the stairs to level 4.
Turn right and go through the sliding doors (there is a foyer monitor with musical videos/information on the wall)

The UQ Map App can be helpful for getting around the campus: https://my.uq.edu.au/mobile-apps


 

The University of Queensland, School of Music - Nickson Room 

Level 4, Zelman Cowen Building (51)
Staff House Road
The University of Queensland
St Lucia QLD 4072, Australia

Parking is free on the weekends at The University of Queensland.  Live feed parking space availability and map

The closest parking station is the Conifer Knoll Parking Station, which is a gentle 10 minute walk.  One can arrange drop offs on Staff House Road or Jocks Road, adjacent to the School. 
On Google Maps, you can locate the School of Music by the "Zelman Cowen Building", adjacent to the lake. 

How to get to the Nickson Room:
Enter the Zelman Cowen Building at Level 3 (Ground Floor).
Go up the stairs to level 4.
Turn right and go through the sliding doors (there is a foyer monitor with musical videos/information on the wall)


The UQ Map App can be helpful for getting around the campus: https://my.uq.edu.au/mobile-apps


Tickets for these weekend events are available via Eventbrite, or at the door if not sold out prior. 

Sunday 26 September - 12pm Concert - Fantasies and a Fiesta
Sunday 26 September - 3pm Concert - Duo Celebration! - This concert has Sold Out. 

 

Lunch Suggestions

With both events held at the same location on the same day, with a 90-minute lunch break between the concerts, you can enjoy the beautiful ambience of the University of QLD surrounds, with a picnic by the lake, or treat yourself to a pre-ordered lunch from Saint Lucy’s on Blair Drive, a pleasant 10-minute walk from the Nickson Room. Saint Lucy’s is a licensed café, with free undercover parking opposite the venue. Bookings are recommended by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling 07 3301 0001. 

View Saint Lucy's Lunch menu or Beverage List.

Lake at UQ, adjacent to the School of Music
Image: Lake at UQ, adjacent to the School of Music