Art of Nature 

7pm, Wednesday 10 February 2016
7pm, Thursday 11 February 2016

Bach’s deathbed masterworks with exquisite and arresting images from nature by photographer Gary Heery.

Bach
Haydn
Puccini
Milhaud

The Art of Fugue BWV 1080
String Quartet op. 76/4 Sunrise
Elegy Chrysanthemums
String Quartet Op. 5


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Jesus is coming

7pm, Wednesday 11 May 2016

Recorder virtuoso Alicia Crossley, joyous baroque and a taste of JacobTV that is so much more than simply avant garde.

Beethoven
Telemann
Kats Chernin
Jacob TV

String Quartet Op 18/1
Recorder Concerto TWV 51:C1
Reinventions
Jesus is Coming


Shocking Cliches

7pm, Wednesday 15 June 2016
7pm, Thursday 16 June 2016

Sumptuous cinema music & tongue-in-cheek concert cliches counterpoint electric shock treatment and audience sabotage. Prepare to kill your darlings. Michaela Davies, cross-discipline artist.

Glass
Haydn
Borodin
Davies/Sanna
Pachelbel

Quartet No.3 Mishima
Quartet Op 20/2 in C
Quartet No.2 in D
Cyborg Quartet
Canon in D Sabotaged


Butt Naked Salon

7pm, Wednesday 3 August 2016
7pm, Thursday 4 August 2016
7pm, Friday 5 August 2016

Life drawing, absurdist dance and one of Australia’s most loved painters combine to create a risqué experimental art salon. BYO art materials & photo ID. With Wendy Sharpe (Artist), Andrew Batt-Rawden (Composer & Life Model) & Clementine Robertson, Multi-disciplinary Artist.

Shostakovich
Ravel
Batt-Rawden
Robertson
Elgar

String Quartet No. 3
String Quartet in F Major
27
Beetroot Dionysis
Chanson de Matin & Nuit Op. 15


Sex and death

7pm, Wednesday 14th September 2016
7pm, Thursday 15th September 2016

The AAQ continues its extraordinary debut season in a collaboration with Australia's leading vocal group The Song Company and one of the more interesting people on the planet - Mr Lyle Chan, composer and speaker. 

Gesualdo
Schubert
Chan
Verdi

Madrigals 1611
Quartet Death & The Maiden
AIDS Memoir Quartet
String Quartet in e minor


SCENT OF MEMORY

7pm, Wednesday 9th November 2016
9pm, Wednesday 9th November 2016
7pm, Thursday 10th November 2016

The AAQ completes 2016 in a stunning collaboration with the distinguished international fragrance designer, architect & historian Carlos Huber. Join us for a fascinating experiment in scent, sound and imagination.

Chant
String Quartet Op70/1
Fratres
Boat of Faith

Gurdjieff
Tchaikowsky
Arvo Pärt
Mountfort


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THE FLOWER WHISPERER

7pm, Wednesday 29 March 2017
7pm, Thursday 30
March 2017
7pm, Friday 31 March 2017
7pm, Friday 31
March 2017

Saskia Havekes – artist, floral curator, author           Tony Assness – creative director & event designer
Gary Heery - photographer        
Warren Macris – digital artist

Saskia Havekes does not arrange flowers, she curates them. And drama and scale are her signatures. When she joins forces with Australia’s premier event, theatre and party director you know you are going to an AAQ concert unlike anything you have ever experienced.

Erik Satie
Arvo Pärt
Arvo Pärt
Debussy

Gymnopedie No. 1
Spiegel im Spiegel
Für Alina
Quartet in g minor Op. 10


SPATIAL CONTEMPLATION

7pm, Wednesday 17 May 2017

Steve Reich's masterpiece and a world premier work feature in this exploration of space and sound.

"All encompassing recitals that celebrate the here and now" - The Guardian

Steve Reich
Henry Purcell
Andrew Batt-Rawden
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Different Trains
Fantasias

30/31 (world premier)
String Quartet no.2 op.13 in A minor