Cellar Series – Concert #1 CHAMBER SECRETS

27 September

Chamber Secrets sets the scene for a musical evocation of the stories and secrets that shimmer through the walls of Brisbane’s oldest surviving residence, Built in 1846.

Featuring violinist Dan Russell from Australian Art Quartet with guitarist/composer Anthony Garcia.

Set in the sandstone cellar the program will feature works by Bach, Pagnanini, Garcia improvisations and the premier of Offering a collaborative composition by the artists dedicated to the lives and loves that have graced newstead House over the centuries.


$ 35 Includes a glass of wine & canapes on the Riverside veranda before the concert.   Tickets are limited through:  https://cellarseries-chambersecrets.eventbrite.com.au

About the artists:

Dan Russell is lead violinist of the Australian Art Quartet, in residency at Yellow House, Sydney Potts Point. Currently performing on a violin by Sibylle Fehr-Borchardt (Cremona, Italy, 2009). Studying under the direction of respected violin teachers Paul Wright and Alan Bonds Dan has had lessons and master classes with prominent violinists and teachers such as Mincho Minchev, David Takeno and Prof. Sylvio Krause in Essen, Rostock and London. He has worked with the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra, Canberra Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Philharmonia, concert master of The Metropolitan Orchestra (2011-2012) and others. He travels abroad with the Kammer Philharmonie Köln, having performed with them in Germany, Spain, England, Wales, Ireland, France, Belgium, New Zealand and Australia as first violinist and soloist.

Anthony Garcia – From the experimental music scene in New York to performing early music with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra acclaimed guitarist/composer Anthony Garcia is a unique voice in the Australian music scene.  Performing throughout Australia, China, Thailand, Japan, Mexico and the United States both as a soloist and in collaboration with creative artists across range of fields Garcia’s ever-evolving musical landscape embraces diverse cultural connections and contemporary experimentation. Having just returned from a sell out concert tour in China, Anthony had the privilege of being the first western artist to perform in the Temple Opera House, more than 300 years old, 100% wood without a single nail.