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.

Mats Zetterqvist  

International soloist, distinguished chamber musician and guest leader of Chamber Orchestra of Europe, who is making his Australian chamber music debut.

Tabea Debus

Fabulous young international recorder soloist fresh from recent debuts at Wigmore Hall and Edinburgh Festival.

Emma McGrath

Much loved chamber musician and concertmaster of Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

Harry Bennett

Remarkable young violinist, recently appointed Associate Concertmaster of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

Tobias Breider

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

Caroline Henbest

Well known by chamber music aficionados in Australia and Britain, much-loved violist Caroline returns to the SEMF family.

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.

Donald Nicolson

Dazzling Harpsichordist of the solo and chamber music repertoire and member of the acclaimed Latitude 37.

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