Pittwater Life March 2018 Issue


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World-renowned artists

simply music to our ears


Australian flautist

Jane Rutter (will

perform a fascinating

concert in Bayview

next month.

With several number

one albums and

ARIA nominations

under her belt Jane –

awarded the prestigious

French medal

Chevalier des Arts et

Lettres in 2016 – is a

classical trailblazer

who has devoted her

life to French flute


In the concert Jane Rutter

Flute Spirits and the Four

Seasons, Jane plays 12 different

solo Gold, Silver, Bamboo Classical

and Ethnic Flutes.

Works include ‘Spring: The

Four Seasons’ by Vivaldi, Indian

Ragas, Irish melodies linking

poetry by Rumi, Patrick White

and Anaïs Nin, and pieces by

Debussy, Devienne, Vaughan-

Williams, Irving Berlin and Ross

Edwards Flute Spirits – mystically

connecting the Australian

Dreamtime, European Classical

music and the universal appeal

of the flute.

The concert is the first of

four performances brought to

us this year by The Peninsula

Music Club.

Jane Rutter Flute Spirits and

the Four Seasons will be held

at St Luke’s Grammar School,

Bayview Campus, 1977 Pittwater

Rd on Friday April 6 at 8pm

– doors open at 7.30pm.

Other concerts in the 2018

program are:

John Field inventing Night

Music featuring

pianist Tamara-Anna

Cislowska (June 3);

Pianist Simon

Tedeschi and

Sydney Symphony’s

Principal Viola Roger

Benedict performing

works from their

new album for ABC

Classics (August 17);


L’Heure Exquise

featuring baritone

Jose Carbo and

guitarists Andrew

Blanch and Ariel

Nurhedi (Nov 9).

A season ticket to the fourconcert

series is $80. Single

event tickets ($25) are also

available. Students under 18 admitted

free when accompanied

by an adult.

A feature of the Peninsula

Music Club Concerts are the

suppers served after each performance,

when you can meet

the artists.

Info and bookings peninsulamusicclub.com.au


9972 3556 or 9999 1937 or

0407 441 213 – Lisa Offord








Around the clubs

Talented acoustic “fingerstyle”

guitarist Ziggy McNeill is back at

Avalon Beach RSL due to popular

demand. You can catch the 25-yearold

northern beaches local in the Surf

Lounge on Saturday March 3 from

8.30pm-11pm; phone 9918 2201.

Shows at Dee Why RSL this month

include Queen – The Magic Tour,

starring Thomas Crane and his band

Bohemian Rhapsody on Friday 16,

8pm (doors open 7.30pm, tickets

$35); also, an afternoon of Ireland’s

best live music and dance, performed

by leading singers and dance

champions – Eireborne celebrates

modern music and pushes Irish

choreography to the limits fusing

it with contemporary jazz, tap and

ballet (for all ages on Sunday 18 from

4pm; doors open 3.30pm with tickets

from $25); and The Divine Miss M – a

tribute to Bette Midler (Friday 23 at

8pm; tickets $25).

The Mercy –

Movie Ticket


We’re thrilled to offer

readers the opportunity

to win a double pass

to see new film The Mercy

in cinemas from March 8.

Academy Award winner

James Marsh directs this

incredible, true story of

amateur sailor Donald

Crowhurst (played by

Academy Award winner

Colin Firth) and his

attempt to win the first

non-stop, single-handed

round-the-world yacht

race in 1968.

The story details Crowhurst’s

dangerous solo

voyage and the struggles

he confronted on the epic


Pittwater Life has five

double passes to give

away. Send your name and

contact details to win@


Winners will be selected

on March 8 and notified

by email. Good Luck!

MARCH 2018 61

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