An Afternoon of Piano & Song
Saturday 10th March
@ Flutterbies Cafe
Featuring the 2017 Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition winner
Pianist Oscar Wong and Operatic Bass Henry Pinder
We are thrilled to announce our first event for 2018 will be an afternoon of exquisite piano and opera featuring the 2017 Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition Winner, pianist Oscar Wong in concert at Flutterbies Cafe on Saturday 10th March. Oscar will perform works by Haydn, Chopin and Brahms.
Oscar is currently studying a Bachelor of Music at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music in Brisbane. He is winner of the Ruby C Cooling Prize (2015/2016), Minnie May Bussey Pianoforte Scholarship (2016), ASKM Piano Competition, and a three time First Prize winner of the MTAQ Queensland Piano Competition. Oscar has also performed with Gold Coast Philharmoic Orchestra and the Queensland Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra.
Performing alongside Oscar in concert will be Operatic Bass Henry Pinder. Henry is currently in his final year of studying a Bachelor of Music in Advanced Performance at the Queensland Conservatorium. Henry began his career as a child singer, performing and touring with the Vienna Boys Choir, and since returning to Australia has appeared with Opera Queensland, and in several productions at the Conservatorium including The Magic Flute (pictured) as well as Albert Herring directed by Bruce Beresford. Henry will perform a program of Operatic arias accompanied by Oscar Wong.
Book your tickets now!
Only 50 seats available.
Saturday 10th March at Flutterbies Cottage Cafe
Doors open 2:00pm for 2:30pm start.
(includes a glass of champagne)
Make a day of it and book for lunch before the concert.
Cocktail and Dessert menu available at interval.
Enquiries: 0488 713 241.
Saturday 5th August
This incredible new cabaret artist will present a cabaret show at Flutterbies Cottage Cafe on Saturday 5th August, before taking the show to Sydney’s iconic El Rocco Room at Kings Cross the following week.
Featuring the songs of Cole Porter, Michael Buble, Bobby Darrin and Robbie Williams as well as some of the latest hits from Broadway, David will be accompanied on piano by one of Australia’s finest musical directors, Andrew Worboys. Tapas and a Champagne cocktail at Flutterbies Cafe from 6:00pm. Show starts at 7:30pm.
Saturday 8th July
Our second Flutterbies concert for 2017 will feature one of Australia’s young rising Opera stars, Soprano Xenia Puskarz Thomas. Award winning classical artist Xenia has performed as a soloist with the Queensland Youth Orchestras and with the Camerata of St. Johns. Xenia is a student of Opera and Classical Voice at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, making real waves in the classical music scene, Xenia was named by the Courier Mail as one of Queensland’s 50 Best and Brightest. In the Tyalgum concert, she will be performing with her sister, Queensland Youth Symphony Cellist Eugenie Puskarz Thomas and QLD Conservatorium Pianist Elli Welsh. Click here to read more about Xenia
Together these three immensly talented young ladies will perform a selection of Mozart, Purcell and Debussy and much more.