David Pereira is one of Australia's most accomplished cellists. Widely experienced, he continues to evolve as a player, teacher and composer. His playing aims for perfect listening and emotional responsiveness, uncompromised by thought or technical limitation.
Bungendore Wood Works Gallery is proud to be host for the David Pereira 2011 Cello-focused Duo Chamber Concerts featuring David Pereira on Cello with three featured accompanists Alice Giles on Harp, Adrian Walter on Classical Guitar and Geoffrey Lancaster on Fortepiano.
The concerts in March, July and November build on the success of the initial solo cello concert by David Pereira in the Gallery’s Octagon ArtSpace in late 2010 before a sold-out audience. The concert series offers friendliness and intimacy in an acoustically perfect venue, presenting music of a rigorous high quality aimed especially at passionate and dedicated listeners.
Bookings are on a reserved seating basis and strictly limited to 80. Tickets are $44 for each concert or $120 for the three concerts if booking for the full series at the Gallery or on 6238 1682
Café Woodworks will be open from 6pm prior to each concert. Bookings are essential on 6238 1688
Professor Adrian Walter is a Member of the Order of Australia (AM): For service to the arts, particularly in the area of classical guitar performance and musical composition through the Darwin International Guitar Festival, to music education and as a supporter of emerging performers.
Multitalented musician and music scholar Professor Adrian Walter is the head of The Australian National University’s School of Music. Professor Walter is currently Professor of Music and Dean of the Faculty of Law, Business and Arts at Charles Darwin University (CDU), where he lectures in music history and classical guitar.
“Professor Walter is a respected musician who brings with him a wealth of experience in tertiary music teaching and senior management experience,” Professor Cram said. “At CDU he has been instrumental in developing an ethnomusicology program and establishing a base for the National Recording Project for Indigenous Performance.
“He is also the artistic director and instigator of the internationally renowned biennial Darwin International Guitar Festival, which has attracted some of the world’s leading guitarists and performers and provided a stage for emerging Australian and international guitarists since it began in 1993.
Professor Walter studied guitar and cello at Elder Conservatorium of Music and completed his PhD in 19th century performance practice. He was the first Australian guitarist to be invited to perform at the Russian Guitar Festival, ‘The Guitar in Russia’, and has given masterclasses and lectures at the Royal College of Music, Beijing Central Conservatorium, and the Conservatorium of Music in Krakow. He regularly performs on period instruments with the Italian based orchestra of the Academy of Nineteenth Century Music in Italy.