19 – 20 August 2020

Mimir Chamber Music Festival Melbourne

Praised by The New York Times and a ‘welcome fixture in Melbourne’s chamber music calendar’ by Limelight Magazine, Mimir Melbourne presents three live performances from top Melbourne artists, a bonus broadcast with fabulous young string quartets from Europe and America, and masterclasses for talented Melbourne Conservatorium of Music students in two thrilling days of chamber music. Support Melbourne musicians and save with a Festival subscription. We’ll see you there!


David Griffiths clarinet
Sophia Kirsanova violin
Wenhong Luo viola
Benjamin Martin piano
Richard Narroway cello
Simon Oswell viola
Josephine Vains cello
Stuart Riley double bass
Curt Thompson violin
Georgia Wilkinson soprano
Jerry Wong piano

Erinys String Quartet
Sileo String Quartet


Concert One – HEAVENLY
Wednesday 19th August at 7pm (AEST)

Schubert – The Shepherd on the Rock, D. 965
Mozart – Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in A Major, K. 581
Osvaldo Golijov – The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind

Concert Two – INCANDESCENT (Bonus concert for Festival subscribers only)
Wednesday 19th August at 8.30pm (AEST)

Tower String Quartet No. 3 ‘Incandescent’
Brahms String Quartet in C minor Op. 51 No. 1

Concert Three – RHAPSODY
Thursday 20th August at 7pm (AEST)

Traditional/Narroway – Variations on ‘Waltzing Matilda’
Béla Bartók – Rhapsody No. 1 for Cello and Piano, Sz.88
J.S. Bach (arr. Z. Kodály) – Chromatic Fantasy, BWV 903
Beethoven – String Trio in C minor, Op. 9, No. 3

Thursday 20th August at 8.30pm (AEST)

Grainger (arr. B. Martin) – My Robin is to the Greenwood Gone
Dvořák – Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81

19 – 20 August 2020

60 minutes