The Program



5pm Exclusive ‘Ultimate Experience’ Concert and Welcome Function
(for Ultimate Experience ticket holders)

A new offering of drinks and canapés followed by a short performance introducing festival musicians joining us for the first time.

Handel – Violin Sonata in D major HWV 371
(Elizabeth Sellars and Stewart Kelly)

Elgar – Romance for Bassoon and Piano
(Jack Schiller and Timothy Young)

Schumann arr. Kirchner – Six Etude Studies op. 56
(Stephanie Dixon, Molly Kadarauch and David Selig)

5.30pm Arrival drinks (for Indulgent Ticket Holders)

Indulgent ticket holders are invited to join us for a pre-dinner drink in the Argus bar.

6pm Dinner – Entreé and Main Course
For Indulgent and Ultimate Experience ticket holders

7pm Arrival Drinks for Classic Experience ticket holders
Classic experience ticket holders are invited to indulge in a pre-concert beverage.

7.30pm Opening Concert

Haydn – Piano Concerto No. 11 (arr. piano and string quartet)
(Timothy Young with Elizabeth Sellars, Elizabeth Layton, Caroline Henbest and Molly Kadarauch)

Poulenc – Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano
(Stephanie Dixon, Jack Schiller and Stewart Kelly)


Rachmaninov – Two pieces for six hands
(Stewart Kelly, David Selig and Timothy Young)

Dvorák – Piano Trio no. 3 in f minor op. 65
(Elizabeth Layton, Blair Harris and David Selig)

9.30pm Dessert with the Artists

Celebrate with dessert and a night cap with the musicians.
(Ultimate and Indulgent Ticket Holders)


10am Taking Note

A new format, moderated by ABC Classic’s Mairi Nicolson delving into curiosities of the festival program and discovering more about the music with Stewart Kelly and festival artists.

11.30am Masterclass

A new session featuring an emerging young ensemble working on a great masterwork under the direction of a festival artist.

12.30pm Buffet Lunch
(Ultimate and Indulgent Ticket Holders)

2pm Afternoon Concert – A Francophile’s Delight

Grovlez – Sarabande et Allegro for oboe and piano
(Stephanie Dixon and Timothy Young)

Saint-Saëns – Sonata for bassoon and piano
(Jack Schiller and Stewart Kelly)

Viardot – Six Morceaux for violin and piano
(Elizabeth Sellars and Stewart Kelly)

Mel Bonis – Piano Quartet in B-flat major op. 69
(Elizabeth Layton, Caroline Henbest, Molly Kadarauch and David Selig)

6.30pm Evening Concert – Fantasies and Follies

Mozart – Duo for bassoon and cello K.292
(Jack Schiller and Blair Harris)

Schubert – Rondo in A major for piano four hands D.951
(Timothy Young and Stewart Kelly)

Britten – Phantasy Quartet for oboe and strings
(Stephanie Dixon, Elizabeth Sellars, Caroline Henbest, Blair Harris)

Frank Bridge – Piano Quintet in d minor H.49
(Elizabeth Layton, Elizabeth Sellars, Caroline Henbest, Molly Kadarauch and Stewart Kelly)

8pm Celebration Dinner
(Ultimate and Indulgent Ticket Holders)

10.30pm Candlelight Concert – Chopin by Candlelight
(Ultimate Ticket Holders)

David Selig and Timothy Young perform nocturnes, mazurkas and other masterpieces of Chopin in the lounge.


10.30am Finale Concert

Mendelssohn – Concert Piece No. 1 op. 113 (arr. oboe, bassoon and piano)
(Stephanie Dixon, Jack Schiller and Stewart Kelly)

Charles Ives – Piano Trio
(Elizabeth Sellars, Molly Kadarauch and Timothy Young)

Morning Tea

Castérèade – Menage a Trois pour six hands
(Stewart Kelly, David Selig and Timothy Young)

Marsalis – Meeelaan for bassoon and string quartet
(Jack Schiller, Elizabeth Layton, Elizabeth Sellars, Caroline Henbest and Blair Harris)

Hindson – Epic Diva for piano quartet
(Elizabeth Sellars, Caroline Henbest, Blair Harris and Timothy Young)

1pm Farewell Lunch
(Ultimate and Indulgent Ticket Holders)

Complete the weekend with a lavish final lunch, with roasted meats, amazing summer salads and exquisite desserts.

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