Recitals at Romsey

The annual Romsey Recitals programme of Piano Trio & String Quartet performances tap the very best talent in Australia.

Established ensembles such as the Hamer, Seraphim, Aequales and Streeton have been complimented by wildly successful solo pianists such as Stefan Cassomenos and Hoang Pham.

A flexible annual programme allows Judy to accommodate newly-formed and highly talented groups such as the Melbourne Trio to delight our dedicated classical music audience.

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2019 Recitals at Romsey


24 February, 2019

Hoang Pham
Vietnamese- born Australian pianist Hoang Pham is one of our country’s finest Concert Pianists. He has won top awards in Australia, including the Best Australian Pianist at the Sydney International Piano Competition, plus many others including ABC Symphony Australian Young Performer of the year in 2013, plus numerous Overseas Awards.

Hoang makes a welcome return to Romsey with an exciting program of Classical and Romantic masterpieces.

Mendelssohn – Prelude & Fugue in F, minor, Op.35
Rachmaninoff – Variations on a theme of Corelli, Op.42
Prelude in D-flat, Op.32 No.13
Mozart – Sonata in D-flat, K333
Liszt – Overture to Tannhauser.

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March 31, 2019

Orpheus Piano Trio

The Orpheus Piano Trio formed in 2012. Comprising pianist Helena Kernaghan, Violinist Kaoir Sparks & cellist Sam Goble, the trio enjoys the challenge of being an interstate, rural dwelling ensemble with members calling Albury and Castlemaine home.

Mozart – Sonata in G major K.379 (violin & piano)
Ravel – Mother Goose Suite ( arranged Benjamin Martin for piano trio)
Arensky – Trio in D minor Op.32

May 19, 2019

Wilma and friends

Stefan Cassomenos, piano
Wilma Smith, violin
Christopher Moore, viola
Timo- Veikko Valve, cello

Dohnanyi – Serenade in C major, Op.10 for String Trio
Dvorak – Piano Quartet No. 2 in EB major, Op. 87
Brahms – Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25

June 2, 2019

Hannah Shin – Piano

After the stunning 2017 recitel, we are thrilled to have Hannah return in 2019. As one of Australia’s leading younger generation pianists Hannaj has garnered prizes and accolades around the world. Her recent major price in the Zhuhai International Mozart Competition was one of the most significant international awards to an Australia- based pianist – and that at just age 17!

Program TBA

July 14, 2019

Zoe Kinghton (cello) and Amir Farid (piano)

Zoe and Amir’s musical partnership has produced a plethora of chamber performances and recordings to great critical acclaim.

Program TBA

October 20, 2019

Acacia Quartet

Sydney based Acacia Quartet have won great respect for their versatile and inventive programs. They have recorded six albums, with ‘Blue Silence’ earning a nomination for an APRA – AMCOS Art Music ‘Award for Excellence’.

Acacia are passionate about supporting Australian composers, working with young musicians and sharing their love of music with audiences of all ages. Their performances feature regularly on radio stations around the world. Engagements in Australia included the Sydney Opera House, City Recital Hall Sydney, Melbourne Recital Hall, as well as extensive touring through regional NSW and Victoria.

Ludwig van Beethoven – String Quartet Op. 18 nr. 4
Graeme Koehne – String Quartet 3 ‘True History of the Kelly Gang’
Robert Schumann – String Quartet Op. 41 nr. 3


Previous concerts


15 July, 2017

Flinders String Quarter with Chris Moore (viola/narrator)

Calvin Bowman,  “The Curly Pyjama Letters “; Chris Moore (narrator)

Mendelssohn, Arrangement  of  “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” incidental music by Iain Grandage intertwined with text from Shakespeare’s play, Chris Moore(narrator)

Brahms, Viola Quintet No.2  in G major Op. 111; Chirs Moore (viola)

26 August, 2017

David Soo

David is currently completing a  Master of Music degree with Joan Havill at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. David’s numerous awards include unanimously winning the Allison/Henderson Piano Scholarship and the Melbourne Recital Centre Great Romantics Competition Elizabeth Murdoch Prize.Other significant awards  include being a prize-winner at the Australian National Piano Award, Magin international piano competition and ASEAN international Chopin Competition. David was also national finalist in the 2014 Symphony Australia Young Performer Awards. He has also performed concertos  by Arensky, Bach, Chopin, Mozart, Liszt, Prokofiev, Tchailkovsky, Shostakovich and the Australian composer John Carmichael with various orchestras. David completed his undergraduate studies with Glenn Riddle at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music

9 September, 2017

Firebird Trio

Beethoven, Piano Trio in D, Op. 70 No.1 ‘Ghost’ Schumann, Fantasiestrucke Op.88 for piano trio Benjamin Martin, Divertimento for piano trio, 2017

14 October, 2017

Tony Lee

Australian born pianist Tony Lee has appeared as soloist with the Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Samara Philharmonic Orchestra and has performed across Europe, Asia Pacific and in the USA. He was a soloist in residence at the Chapelle Musicale Reine Elisabeth in Belgium  under the direction of Maria-Joao Pires from 2014-2016

25 November, 2017

Wilma and Friends

The legendary Wilma Smith returns, this year with Jiwon Kim (violin), Stefanie Farrands (viola), Caleb Wright (viola) and Michael Dahlenberg (cello).


The programme will include the mighty String quintet No.1, Op. 88 (Brahms)

29 April, 2018

John O’Donnell and Lucinda Moon

J. S Bach, Sonatas for Violin and Harpsichord

13 May

Katherine Austin and Glenn Riddle

The art of dance has always had universal appeal and has attracted composers throughout the centuries. Trans-Tasman Piano Duo Katherine Austin and Glenn Riddle feature in a recital celebrating dances from across the globe. Join them as they explore duo delights from Norway, Russia, Germany, Bohemia, the Caribbean, France and Australia. Featuring works from Greig, Tchaikovsky (The Nutcracker), Schubert, Dvorak, Debussy and Brahms this is a concert that will have you dancing in the aisles.

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17 June

Laurence Matherson & Stewart Kelly

Two of Australia’s finest pianists as soloists and combined for two exceptional duos.

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15 July, 2018

Flinders Quartet
With Guest Violinist and Narrator – Chris Moore, Thibaud Pavlovic-Hobba & Nicholas Waters (Violins), Helen Ireland (Viola) and Zoe Knighton (Cello).

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14 October, 2018

Tony Lee – Pianist
Sydney born pianist, Tony Lee has gained a reputation as one of Australia’s finest young pianists, who seeks to transmit the essence of music and his understanding of it through his playing.

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25 November, 2018

Wilma and Friends
The Legendary Wilma Smith returns, this year with Jiwon Kim (violin), Stefanie Farrands (viola), Caleb Wright (viola) and Michael Dahlenberg (cello).

The programme will include the might String Quintet No. 1, Op 88. (Brahms).

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