Saturday, 15th October and Sunday, 16th October

The Sydney Chamber Music Festival 2022 supported by the Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust presents


The Acacia Quartet, Bridget Bolliger with friends
and the world premiere of Cryptozoologica by Jim Coyle.


Concert 1 – Saturday, 15th October at 11am


Family concert by Jim Coyle

For story-teller, flute, viola, cello and audience of small children.


Bridget Bolliger,  flute / Jacqui Cronin, viola / Tim Nankervis, cello / Jim Coyle, story-teller

“We all love our pets and admire the beauty of animals in the wild, but what of the animals that never were,
that might have been, the animals who live in the corners of our imaginations?
Cryptozoologica takes young children on an interactive adventure where they encounter bizarre and wonderful animals through music and story in the world premiere of Jim Coyle’s work Cryptozoologica.”


Concert 2 – Saturday, 15th October at 6pm

The Acacia Quartet

with Bridget Bolliger

A celebration of music by female composers.

Fanny Mendelssohn – String Quartet in E flat major
Adagio ma non troppo / Allegretto / Romanze / Allegro molto vivace

Alice Chance – String Quartet No. 2 ’Sundried’
Exposure / Dribble Castle / Tomatoes / Aloe Vera

Amy Beach – Theme and Variations for flute and string quartet Op. 80
Theme : Lento di molto , sempre espressivo
Variation 1: L’istesso tempo
Variation 2: Allegro giusto
Variation 3: Andantino con morbidezza (quasi valzer lento )
Variation 4: Presto leggiero
Variation 5: Largo di molto , con grand espressione
Variation 6 : Allegro giocoso

Jessica Wells – Dancing in St Petersburg
Polovtsian Dances
The Bolt


Read more about The Acacia Quartet


Concert 3 – Sunday, 16th October at 6pm

Bridget Bolliger & friends

A program of exquisite dance music from the English Renaissance to Spanish Tango.

Music by John Dowland, Benjamin Britten, Maxwell Davies, Manuel De Falla and Astor Piazzolla.


Vladimir Gorbach, Guitar / Bridget Bolliger, Flute / Karina Moss-Hollands, Violin / Jacqui Cronin, Viola / Tim Nankervis, cello / percussion TBC



CLICK HERE to read more about the artists performing in our 2022 season.

Principal Supporter:

The Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust


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