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Black Mountain Piano Quartet: Frolic and Fantasy

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High Court of Australia

Parkes Pl

Parkes, ACT 2600

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The Black Mountain Piano Quartet is a Canberra-based piano quartet. In this special concert at the High Court the Quartet will delight you with a series of work written for piano quartets exploring the work of Mozart, Mendelssohn, and others. The Black Mountain Piano Quartet is the result of creative collaborations between the four players in various combinations. Together they express a passion to explore and share a love for the piano quartet repertoire.

Jason Li (Violin): Having spent his formative years in Auckland, New Zealand, Jason has performed with the Auckland Youth Orchestra, and he has been a member of the National Capital Orchestra in Canberra since 2007. He has also performed in the Die Fledermaus and Cosi Fan Tutte productions with Canberra Opera.

Thayer Parker (Viola): Originally from Urbana, Illinois, USA, Thayer received a Bachelor in Music Performance from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. Thayer began her career playing with a number of orchestras in Illinois, including the Champaign Urbana Symphony, Sinfonia da Camera, Kankakee Symphony, Prairie Ensemble, and Illinois Symphony.

Alex Moncur (Cello): Born and bred in Canberra, Alex attended ANU School of Music, was a member of the Canberra Youth Orchestra. He was principal cellist in Canberra Opera's productions of Die Fledermaus and Cosi Fan Tutte.

Kathleen Loh (Piano): Kathleen graduated with a Bachelor of Music from the Australian National University. She has been the musical director/répétiteur for Canberra Opera since 2015, and has directed and performed in its productions of La Bohème, Suor Angelica, Die Fledermaus, and Cosi Fan Tutte.

Duration 80 minutes.

Photograph courtesy of Douglas Eremas

To maximise your enjoyment of this event, please note the following:

  • All guests entering the building are required to undergo security screening. Please allow an additional 15 minutes for this process.
  • Food and beverages may not be consumed in the building.
  • If you require disabled car parking, please contact the organiser at karina.edwards@hcourt.gov.au

Thank you for your understanding. We hope you thoroughly enjoy the concert.

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