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Belinda Gehlert – Zephyr Quartet

On Sunday December 2nd, Adelaide has a chance to hear a new piece of orchestral music. However, this piece of music is not by just one composer, but many. The Adelaide Youth Strings  Orchestra co-wrote this new piece with the Zephyr Quartet and will be performing it at their End of Year Concert, 3pm at Elder Hall.

Ewart Shaw spoke to Belinda Gehlert of the Zephyr Quartet about the process of creating this piece. Ewart begins the interview by asking Belinda if this unusual approach to creating music was a hallmark of the Zephyrs.

The Adelaide Philharmonia Chorus

Fran Verrall, President of The Adelaide Philharmonia Chorus talks to Cath Kenneally about choirs history, mission and membership and their new work.

Musical Wellness Project

On Saturday 29 July 2012 the Elder Hall is the venue for a fundraising concert to provide support for the Women and Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Ian Vayne is the organiser and he’s speaking to Ewart Shaw about the Musical Wellness Project, which is where the funding is going.

Find out more about the Women and Childredn’s Hospital Foundation here and at

Broadcast 21 July 2012

The Seraphim Trio Grace the Elder Hall

The Seraphim Trio,  celebrated for the vitality and intelligence of their  music-making,  are appearing in Elder Hall this Sunday 17 June, 2012 at 2.30pm.

Peter Travaskis spoke to Helen Ayres of the group to find out more.

Broadcast 16 June 2012.

Music and the Impossible Images of Escher @ Elder Hall

Have you ever wondered what music the artist Maurits Cornelis Escher listened to for inspiration? What would his works sound like translated into music? On Tuesday night in Elder Hall these thoughts may cross the minds of people gathered for a free night of music and art.

Rudolf Escher,  the nephew of the famous artist, will present an Australian premiere of two works ……Clarinet Sonata 1978 and Trio for Clarinet, Viola and Piano. There’s another world premiere by ERKKI VELTHEIM called GOSSOLALIA 1.

Chris Mortensen will give an illustrated talk on the impossible images of M C Escher and enlightens a mathematically challenged Nikki Marcel about the mathematical theories behind impossible pictures.

Broadcast 5 May 2012