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Starry Night


Starry Night

  • Date: Saturday, 22 April 2017, 6pm
  • Venue: 17 Astelia Place (house concert) — Rivett, ACT
  • Tickets: Adults: $30 | Children: $30 | Concession: $30 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

In this exciting new collaboration, Sally Whitwell (Piano) and Matt Withers (Guitar) will enthral you with their captivating program - A Starry Night - at the next "house concert" for classical guitar in Canberra hosted by Bill and Libby at their home in Rivett. Featuring Nigel Westlake’s Jovian Moons and the world premiere of a brand-new work for the duo by Sally Whitwell, this will be an evening to remember.

Sally Whitwell is a dual ARIA Award Winner, composer, conductor, pianist and more with a brand-new album due for release on ABC Classics this year. Matt Withers is a classical guitarist and teacher who has toured internationally and is a member of Australia’s premier guitar quartet Guitar Trek. Both share a passion for Australian music and enjoy bringing people together through music.

Limited seating for 50 guests in a lovely home with a performance space and comfortable seating. The performance will begin at 6pm and will be followed by a dinner and drinks (provided) and a chance to mingle. Hosts Bill and Libby want to offer opportunities for Canberra audiences to share their passion for the classical guitar, its varied and interesting repertoire and for the very high level of talent present in the region.

Venue 17 Astelia Place Rivett, ACT 2611 The residence is on a battle-axe block with limited parking. Guests are advised to park on Cedrela Place and enter via a footpath at the front of the house. Online bookings close pm 21 April to allow for catering planning. Please note the concert is on Saturday. The music starts promptly at 6pm; please plan accordingly.

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on 0401 023 767 or by email to info@mattwithers.com.au

Featured Australian Works

Jovian moons : for guitar & piano (2001) by Nigel Westlake
— performed by Matthew Withers and Sally Whitwell
 Pinprick Flicker by Sally Whitwell — World premiere

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