Season 2018

Posthumous Composer in Residence: Maurice Ravel

New music across the centuries: the Firm presents a series of four concerts revolving around the music of Maurice Ravel (1875-1937).

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The Firm Season 2018 - Maurice Ravel


$35, $16 concession (4 concerts)


$12, $7 concession

Tickets available at the door or from Trybooking

All secondary and tertiary music students receive complimentary season tickets, available at the door.

Join us for complimentary refreshments after each performance.

Concert 1: 8 pm, Monday July 2nd, at Elder Hall

Mark Sandon, piano, and Bethany Hill, soprano Raoul Dufy La Terrasse a Vallauris

Maurice Ravel
Pavane pour une infante défunte
Five Greek Songs
Claude Debussy
Hommage à Rameau
Henri Duparc
George Bizet
La Tarrantelle
Anne Cawrse
A Woman's Song
Raymond Chapman Smith
Quentin Grant
New work

Concert 2: 8 pm, Monday August 13th, at Elder Hall

The Benaud Trio
Amir Farad, piano, Lachlan Bramble, violin
and Ewen Bramble, cello
Benaud Trio

Maurice Ravel
Piano Trio
Luke Altmann
New work
Jakub Jankowski
New work
Raymond Chapman Smith

Concert 3: 8 pm, Monday September 17th, at Elder Hall

Konstantin Shamray Konstantin Shamray, piano

Maurice Ravel

Concert 4: 8 pm, Monday December 3rd, at Elder Hall

Michael Ierace, piano Michael Ierace

Maurice Ravel
Gaspard de la Nuit
Anne Cawrse
New work
Quentin Grant
New work
Raymond Chapman Smith
New work

Season 2017 après Concert

Cake and Conversation 2017

Season 2016 Gallery

Ray Thomas

The Firm sound guy relaxed Ray Thomas ready to roll

Marianna Grynchuk, Anne Cawrse, Raymond Chapman Smith, Quentin Grant and Simon Cobcroft

Concert 1: pianist Marianna Grynchuk and cellist Simon Cobcroft (right) with composers Anne Cawrse, Raymond Chapman Smith and Quentin Grant.

Pianist Konstantin Shamray

Concert Two Rehearsals

Konstantin Shamray

composers Raymond Chapman Smith and Quentin Grant

with Raymond Chapman Smith and Quentin Grant.

Raymond Chapman Smith, Mekhla Kumar, Jakub Jankowski, Quentin Grant and Anne Cawrse

Pianist Mekhla Kumar relaxing with Firm composers Raymond Chapman Smith, Jakub Jankowski, Quentin Grant and Anne Cawrse after Concert 3.

Pianist Stefan Ammer Post-concert conviviality

Graham Strahle and Kay Jamieson

Firm post-concert hospitality

Pianist Ashley Hribar

Firm post-concert hospitality

Season 2015 Highlights The Firm composers and performers Season 2015 Concert 4

The Firm's debut on YouTube

Alexandra Bollard, Marianna Grynchuk and Emma Horwood
A wonderful video
from our final concert in 2015, featuring sopranos Emma Horwood and Ali Bollard, with pianist Marianna Grynchuk, performing Dvorak's 'Moravian Duets'. The clip was put together by Ray Thomas (Audio Production) and Peter Day (Video Production) of HitchHiker Video Productions


Marianna Grynchuk, with partner Ivan and Raymond Chapman Smith

Pianist Marianna Grynchuk with Ivan and composer Raymond Chapman Smith after the opening concert of the season.

The Langbein String Quartet with Mekhla Kumar

Concert 3 featured the fine players of the Langbein String Quartet and pianist Mekhla Kumar and included music by young composer Jakub Jankowski. Jakub Jankowski 2015

Firm composers and performers 2015

Performers, composers and audience enjoyed the relaxed celebration after the fourth and final concert for the year.

Quentin Grant and Marianna Grynchuk

Raymond Chapman Smith and Emma Horwood

Post-concert hospitality

The Firm's Hospitality Annies

The Firm's 2015 Hospitality Annies at work after the concert.

Gabriele of the Tortes. Gabriele of the Tortes