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NEW SERIES 2014:

Cello Concerts in Historic Churches
&
"Cello & Chocolate"


PLEASE NOTE: Due to the conditions set by the current management
the concerts at Jenolan Caves sadly finished in December 2013

with our 341st concert (and the very last concert was sold out!)
We wish to thank our 15 000 visitors, which whom we could share the joy of music in this wonderful place over the last 16 years.
LOOK WHAT'S NEW !



CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2014:


Sunday 10 August: 3 pm
Blayney - Christ Church
Music for Cello solo selected for the acoustics of historic churches - click here

Saturday 23 August: 7.30 pm
"Cello & Chocolate"
Romantic cello solos
Josophan's Gingerbread House Katoomba
- click here -

Saturday 6 September: 6.30 pm
Katoomba - Hotel Blue
The Paganini Duo - CD launch
"25 Years of Performing together" - click here

Friday 23 September: 7.30 pm
"Cello & Chocolate"
Baroque & Gypsy for cello & violin
Josophan's Gingerbread House Katoomba
- click here -

Saturday 18 October: 7.30 pm
Hampton Pub
The Paganini Duo - LIVE Gypsy Music Concert
- click here

Sunday 19 October: 3 pm
Sydney Conservatorium of Muisc
Touchstones Song Cycle
Jazz quartet & string chamber ensemble
- click here

Music for Cello solo in historic churches
Sunday 26 October: 2.30 pm
Molong - St John of God

(cello/piano) with Ben Edwards piano - click here

Saturday 29 October: 7.30 pm
"Cello & Chocolate"
The magnificent Bach Cello Suites
Josophan's Gingerbread House Katoomba
- click here -

Music for Cello solo in historic churches
Sunday 2nd November: 3 pm
Mandurama - St Stephen's
The magnificent Bach Cello Suites -
click here

Sunday 16 November: 4 pm
Bathurst - Mitchell Conservatorium
The amazing range of sounds on the cello - click here

(Saturday 22 November: 7.30 pm -sold out
"Cello & Chocolate"
Vivaldi, Vivaldi, Vivaldi for two cellos
Josophan's Gingerbread House Katoomba
)

Saturday 29 November: 7.30 pm
"Cello & Chocolate"
Vivaldi, Vivaldi, Vivaldi for two cellos
Josophan's Gingerbread House Katoomba
- click here -


CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2015

Cello Concerts with
Georg Mertens & Friends

(links and more details soon)

Saturday 7 February
Rainforest Recital
Rainforest Sonata & Australian Sky for cello solo
Rainforest Room / Scenic World - Katoomba

Saturday 21 March: 7.30 pm
"Cello & Chocolate"
Cello & Guitar
Josophan's Gingerbread House Katoomba

Friday 10 April: 7.30 pm
Lithgow - Eskbank House
Vivaldi, Vivaldi & Kummer
for Two Cellos

Saturday 11 April: 7.30 pm
Bathurst - All Saints Cathedral
Vivaldi, Vivaldi & Kummer
for Two Cellos

Sunday 12 April (tbc)
Forbes - Town Hall
Vivaldi, Vivaldi & Kummer
for Two Cellos

Friday 24 April: 7.30 pm
"Cello & Chocolate"
Cello solo - Australian sky improvisations and more
Josophan's Gingerbread House Katoomba

Saturday 27 June: 7.30 pm
"Cello & Chocolate"
Cello & flute
Josophan's Gingerbread House Katoomba

Saturday 25 July: 7.30 pm
"Cello & Chocolate"
Two Cellos
Josophan's Gingerbread House Katoomba

Sunday 2 August: 3 pm
Cello Concerts in historic churches of NSW
Molong - St John of God

cello/piano Vivaldi & improvisations for cello solo
with Ben Edwards piano

Sunday 16 August: 3 pm
Cello Concerts in historic churches of NSW
Mudgee - St John of God
Bach & Australian sky improvisations

Saturday 22 August: 7.30 pm
"Cello & Chocolate"
Cello & guitar
Josophan's Gingerbread House Katoomba

Saturday 3 October: 7.30 pm
"Cello & Chocolate"
Baroque & Gypsy for cello & violin
Josophan's Gingerbread House Katoomba

Sunday 25 October: 3 pm
Cello Concerts in historic churches of NSW
Glenbrook - St Finbar
Bach & Australian Sky improvisations

Saturday 31 October: 7.30 pm
"Cello & Chocolate"
Bach, Didgeridoo & more for cello solo
Josophan's Gingerbread House Katoomba

Sunday 1 November: 4 pm
Cello Concerts in historic churches of NSW
Milthorpe - St Marks
Vivaldi, Vivaldi & Kummer
for Two Cellos

Saturday 28 November: 7.30 pm
"Cello & Chocolate"
Vivaldi, Vivaldi, Vivaldi for two cellos
Josophan's Gingerbread House Katoomba


 

I want to express special thanks to my web designer friends Clayton Wakefield, Simon Clough and Tim Mahony for their invaluable contribution to this project.

copyright - Georg Mertens

Founder of the series:
Concerts in the Cave in the Cathedral Chamber at Jenolan Caves
Concerts at Loumax Gallery (today Nolan on Lovel)
Rainforest Recitals at Scenic World
Cello & Chocolate at the Gingerbread House Katoomba
Cello Concert in historic churches of NSW

 



Georg Mertens

Cellist & guitarist

- teacher and composer
-

Georg Mertens playing "Cathedral Ciaconna" for solo cello
in the Cathdral Chambe at Jenolan Caves.

(click on photo to watch)
Photo Rob Whyte

 

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