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NEW SERIES 2014:


"Cello & Chocolate"
&
Cello Concerts in historic Churches of NSW


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 !



NEW EVENTS from 2014 on:


Sunday 10 August: 3 pm
The inaugural "Cello Concerts in historic churches of NSW"

Blayney - Christ Church

Saturday 23 August: 7.30 pm
The inaugural "Cello & Chocolate"
(sold out)
Josophan's Gingerbread House Katoomba



CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2015

Cello Concerts with
Georg Mertens & Friends

(links and more details soon)

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

Book online 24 hours (confirmation by email):

Cello & Chocolate 21 March 7.30 pm - cello & guitar

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

Saturday 11 April: 7.30 pm
Cello Concerts in historic Churches of NSW
Bathurst - All Saints Cathedral
Vivaldi, Vivaldi & the fabulous Kummer
for Two Cellos

Sunday 12 Apri:l 3 pm
Forbes - Town Hall
Vivaldi, Vivaldi & the fabulous Kummer
for Two Cellos

Friday 24 April: 7.30 pm
"Cello & Chocolate"
Amazing Cello Solos from around the Globe
Josophan's Gingerbread House Katoomba

Book online 24 hours (confirmation by email):

Cello & Chocolate 24 April 7.30 pm - solo cello

Sunday 24 May 3 pm
Cello Concerts in historic Churches of NSW
Mandurama - St Stephen
Amazing Cello Solos form around the Globe
(click here for program & map)

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

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Cello & Chocolate 27 June 7.30 pm - cello & flute

Saturday 25 July: 7.30 pm
"Cello & Chocolate"
Soirée for 2 Cellos
Josophan's Gingerbread House Katoomba

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Cello & Chocolate 25 July 7.30 pm - 2 cellos

Sunday 2 August: 3 pm
Cello Concerts in historic churches of NSW
Molong - St John of God
cello & piano: From Vivaldi to Didgeridoo
with Ben Edwards piano

Sunday 16 August: 3 pm
Cello Concerts in historic churches of NSW
Mudgee - St John of God
Bach & Amazing Cello Solos from around the Globe

Saturday 22 August: 7.30 pm
"Cello & Chocolate"
From Vivaldi to Villa-Lobos for Cello & Guitar
Josophan's Gingerbread House Katoomba

Book online 24 hours (confirmation by email):

Cello & Chocolate 22 August 7.30 pm - cello & guitar

Sunday 6 September 3 pm
Cello Concerts in historic churches of NSW
Blayney - Christ Church
Cello & guitar "From Beethoven to Brazil"

Sunday 20 September 2 pm
Cello Concerts in historic churches of NSW
St. Luke's - Mosman
"Vivaldi, Vivaldi, Vivaldi" for 2 cellos


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

Book online 24 hours (confirmation by email):

Cello & Chocolate 3 October 7.30 pm - cello & violin

Sunday 4 October: probably 4pm
!! Cello Concert in the Cave !!
Wombeyan Caves
Amazing Cello Solos from around the Globe

Sunday 25 October: 3 pm
Cello Concerts in historic churches of NSW
Glenbrook - St Finbar
Bach & Amazing Cello Solos from around the Globe

Saturday 31 October: 7.30 pm
"Cello & Chocolate"
Bach & before (including Marais "La Folia")
Josophan's Gingerbread House Katoomba

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Cello & Chocolate 31 October 7.30 pm - solo cello

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

Saturday 28 November: 7.30 pm
"Cello & Chocolate"
Vivaldi, Vivaldi, Vivaldi for 2 cellos
Josophan's Gingerbread House Katoomba

Book online 24 hours (confirmation by email):

Cello & Chocolate 28 November 7.30 pm - 2 cellos


Georg Mertens teaches Cello & Classical guitar for beginners and advanced in Katoomba, Blue Mountains. For inquiries ph 4782 5440 or email georgcello@hotmail.com


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 Concerts in historic churches of NSW

 



Georg Mertens

Cellist & guitarist

- teacher and composer
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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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