Summer: Spirit of Romanticism

  • Gabriel Fauré - Elegy for solo cello & strings

  • Gustav Mahler - Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen [Songs of a Wayfarer]

  • Poitr Tchaikovsky - Andante Cantabile for solo cello & strings

  • Anton Dvorak - Serenade for Strings

Sharon Grigoryan

Image by Jacqui Way


This concert will be led from the cello desk by Sharon Grigoryan [formerly cellist of the ASQ]. Sharon will also play the solo part in pieces by Fauré and Tchaikovsky.

The centrepiece of the program is themagnificent song cycle of Gustav Mahler, sung by mezzo soprano, Elizabeth Campbell, who enjoys such success with Opera Australia, Victorian Opera and Capital City Symphony Orchestras all over Australia.

Where & When?

Sat 23 Jan - 6:00pm

Gawler [Hewett Community Centre] 


Sun 24 Jan - 6:00pmGoolwa [Centenary Hall]

Wed 27 Jan - 7:00pm

Mount Barker

Thur 28 Jan - 7:00pm

Willunga Festival Hal



Summer: Spirit of Romanticism

  • Anton Bruckner - Os Justi Meditabitur

  • Anton Bruckner - Christus Factus est

  • Wolfgang A Mozart - Ave verum corpus

  • Gabriel Fauré - Cantique de Jean Racine

  • Camille Saint Saëns - Oratorio de Noël

Jonathan Bligh


Adelaide music lovers will readily recognise Jonathan Bligh: young and brilliantly talented, he has triumphed in the best British and American finishing schools.

Under Jonathan our Chamber Choir will explore early repertoire that reveals unmistakable expressiveness as well as core 19th century works from what became known as the Romantic Era.

Sharon Grigoryan

Image by Jacqui Way

Where & When?

Wed 3 Feb - 7:00pm

Mount Barker [UKARIA]


Fri 5 Feb - 6:00pm

Tanunda [Langmeil Lutheran Church]


Sat 6 Feb - 6:00pm

Willunga Festival Hall


Sun 14 Feb- 6:00pm

Goolwa [Centenary Hall]


Helen Ayres & Anna Goldsworthy
Recital for Violin & Piano: Spirit of Romanticism

  • Franz Schubert - Sonata in D

  • Franz Schubert/Franz Lizt - Serenade

  • Fritz Kreisler - Liebeslied

  • César Franck - Sonata in A major for Violin and Piano

Schubert, Liszt and Kreisler set the scene for Cesar Frank’s Sonata, the greatest work for solo violin and piano of the Romantic Canon. A work of irresistible drama and beauty. Played by celebrated South Australian artists Helen Ayres, violin and Anna Goldsworthy, pianoforte. Helen has performed with the BBC Scottish Symphony and London Philharmonic
Orchestra across England, Scotland, Germany, Austria and China.

In 2021, Anna will be Artist & Writer in Residence at the Melbourne Recital Centre. She has recently appeared with the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra, the SSO, the AYO, and undertaken a six-city recital tour of China.


With the Seraphim Trio, of which they are foundation members, Helen and Anna perform regularly across Australia and have recorded numerous CDs for ABC Classic.


Helen Ayres


Anna Goldsworthy

Where & When?

Fri 22 Jan- 6:00pm
Mount Barker [UKARIA]

Sun 24 Jan- 3:00pm
Willunga Festival Hall

Elizabeth Campbell & Anthony Hunt

Recital for Mezzo-Soprano & Piano:
Spirit of Romanticism

  • Robert Schumann - Frauenliebe und Leben [a Woman’s Life and Love]

  • Edvard Grieg - Lyric Pieces 

  • Gabriel Fauré - La Bonne Chanson

Romanticism across three distinct nationalities….all pinnacles in their genres. Sung by renowned mezzo-soprano, Elizabeth Campbell with associate artist Anthony Hunt.

Elizabeth has toured the USA with the SSO, given recitals at Wigmore Hall, Den Haag and Antwerp and performed Messiah at Covent Garden under Sir Charles Mackerras.


Elizabeth lives in the Adelaide Hills with husband tenor Thomas Edmonds and recently sang in State Opera  SA’s production of Summer of the Seventeenth Doll. Until recently in Sydney where he was Chorus Master for Opera Australia Anthony is now Head of Music with State Opera SA and Director of Music at St Peters Cathedral.


Elizabeth Campbell


Anthony Hunt

Where & When?

Thur 4 Feb - 7:00pm
Mount Barker [UKARIA]

Sun 7 Feb - 3:00pm
Murray Bridge Town Hall





Pagliacci by Leoncavallo

Mario Bellanova

Under the musical leadership of international baritone Mario Bellanova, the finest South Australian singers present memorable moments of Leoncavallo’s timeless masterpiece. Naomi Hede as Nedda, Branko Lovrinov as Canio, David Visentin as Arlecchino and Jeremy Tatchell as Silvio.

Where & When?

Sat 30 Jan - 6:00pm
Gawler [Hewett Community Centre]

Sun 31 Jan - 6:00pm
Goolwa [Centenary Hall]
Musica e Cucina Italiana


Wed 10 Feb - 7:00pm
Echunga [Memorial Institute]

Thur 11 Feb - 7:00pm
Willunga [Festival Hall]

Sat 13 Feb - 6:00pm
Murray Bridge [Town Hall]

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Central Adelaide Hills 


Spirit of Romanticism

Fri 22 Jan  Helen Ayres & Anna Goldsworthy 

Mt Barker Summit, UKARIA  6:00pm

Wed 27 Jan  String Orchestra 

Mt Barker Summit, UKARIA  6:00pm

Wed 3 Feb  Chamber Choir 

Mt Barker Summit, UKARIA  7:00pm

Thur 4 Feb  Elizabeth Campbell & Anthony Hunt 
Mt Barker Summit, UKARIA  7:00pm

Wed 10 Feb  Highlights of Pagliacci 

Echunga Memorial Hall   7:00pm 

Festival Events by Location

Festival Events by Location



Spirit of Romanticism

Sun 24 Jan String Orchestra  Goolwa Centenary Hall  6:00pm

Sun 31 Jan  Highlights of Pagliacci Goolwa Centenary Hall 6:00pm

Sun 14 Feb  Chamber Choir  Goolwa Centenary Hall  6:00pm 



Spirit of Romanticism

Sat 23 Jan  String Orchestra

Hewett Community Centre, Gawler  6:00pm 

Sat 30 Jan  Highlights of Pagliacci

Hewett Community Centre, Gawler  6:00pm

Friday 5 Feb  Chamber Choir

Hewett Community Centre, Gawler  6:00pm


Festival Events by Location

In & Near Barossa

Festival Events by Location

Southern Vales 

Sun 24 Jan Helen Ayres & Anna Goldsworthy Willunga Festival Hall 3:00pm

Thurs 28 Jan String Orchestra Willunga Festival Hall 7:00pm


Sat 6 Feb Chamber Choir Willunga Festival Hall 6:00pm


Thur 11 Feb Highlights of Pagliacci  Willunga Festival Hall 7:00pm

Murray Bridge

Sun 7 Feb Elizabeth Campbell & Anthony Hunt  Murray Bridge Town Hall 3:00pm


Sat 13 Feb Highlights of Pagliacci  Murray Bridge Town Hall  6:00pm


Adelaide Hills Summer Music Festival Pricing at a Glance