SEMF 2019 Artists


Howard Penny

Renowned Australian cellist now back in Melbourne at ANAM after 30 years based in Vienna, with a solo and chamber music career spanning five continents.

 Chris Howlett

Cellist, Director and Producer, performing extensively as soloist and chamber musician throughout Australia and Asia.

Jonathan Kelly

Principal Oboe with the Berlin Philharmonic, chamber musician and soloist, Jonathan makes his Australian debut.

Benjamin Baker

Establishing himself as one of the leading next generation of violinists, performing concertos and chamber music all around the world.

Natsuko Yoshimoto

Much loved chamber musician and concertmaster of Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.

Tobias Breider

Principal Viola with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, having been a member of prestigious European orchestras and chamber music groups

Stephen Wright

A founding member of Chamber Orchestra of Europe and regular at Covent Garden. Has recently moved to Sydney and now enjoys performances around Australia and Europe.

Sara Macliver

Australia’s most popular and sought-after soprano, considered a benchmark interpreter of a vast range of styles.

Ian Munro

Australia’s electrifying and acclaimed pianist, and composer, of international stature.



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