The Tyalgum Classical Music Festival - Tyalgum, September 6 - 8, 2002

Southern Cross Soloists - St James Church, August 6, 2002

Mark Isaacs in Concert - Side On Café, July 1, 2002

Trinity Grammar Society of the Arts - May 24, 2002

Kowmung Music Festival - March 22-24, 2002

Janet Seidel CD recording - Thurs March 7, 2002

The Music Show - Sat March 2, 2002

Ray Charles in concert - Sat February 23, 2002

James Voss' Summer Series, concert 3 - Sat Feb 16, 2002

The Mike Nock Trio, February recording - Feb 2, 2002

Sydney Festival - the Angel Exchange - Jan 20, 2002

ABC Sunday Live Oct 21 - Sun October 21, 2002

Davids Bollard & Hamilton @ Balmain TH - Sun October 14, 2001

David Bollard & Jack Glatzer @ Balmain TH - Sun October 13, 2001

The Tyalgum Classical Music Festival

Tyalgum Hall, Coolman St., Tyalgum, Tweed Valley, NSW
Friday September 6 - 8, 2002

For bookings call Alexsandra Wilkinson on (02) 6679 2244 or by email at: Tyalgum Classical Music Festival

Overs Pianos is privileged to be supplying the Overs grand piano no. 003 for the 11th Tyalgum Classical Music Festival. ABC Classic FM will be recording the three days of festival performances for delayed broadcast on Classic FM. For an outline of the programme, please see below. For details on local accommodation and further information on the Tyalgum Classical Music Festival, please visit the Tyalgum Festival website at;



Friday, September 6 at 8.00 pm

The festival will be officially opened by patron Mrs Margot Anthony.


Schubert    Sonata D566 in E Minor
Beethoven    Sonata Opus 57 in F Minor  "Appassionata"


Tschaikowsky    "Nuttcracker" (arr Pletnev)
Tschaikowsky    "Sleeping Beauty" (arr Pletnev)
Rachmaninov    Sonata No. 2 Opus 36 in B Flat Minor

Saturday, September 7 at 10.30 am



For his Tyalgum performance, Gerard will be playing a variety of works from Spain and America, composers including Ponce, Tarrega and York.


Debussy    Petite Suite  Duet
Tchaikovsky    Dumka (Russian Rustic Scene)  Suzanna Hlinka - piano solo
Balakirev    Islamey  John Fisher - piano solo

SHANE HOOTON - trumpet  PAUL HANKINSON - accompanist

Haydn    Trumpet Concerto
Turrin    Intrada

At the conclusion of this concert, Ron Overs will present a short talk on his 'tone building' philosophy and the design of the Overs grand piano and action.

Saturday, September 7 at 3.00 pm


Presented in association with Musica Viva Australia

Couperin    Pieces en Concert
Beethoven    Sonata in A major Opus 69


Sculthorpe    Threnody for Cello alone
Liszt    Consolation No. 3 in D flat & No. 6 in E major
Shostakovich    Adagio and Springtime Waltz

Bartok    Fist Rhapsody

At the conclusion of this concert, Ron Overs will present a short talk on his 'tone building' philosophy and the design of the Overs grand piano and action.

Saturday, September 7 at 8.00 pm


A Vivaldi    The Four Seasons Opus 8 No.s 1-4



J S Bach    Cantata BWV 82 "Ich habe genug"
G Brophy (arr)    Pachabel's Canon
A specially commissioned arangement for the Tyalgum 2002 Festival

Sunday, September 8 at 10.30 am

AMY CUTLER - soprano  PAUL HANKINSON - piano

Schubert    Die Winterreise

At the conclusion of this concert, Ron Overs will present a short talk on his 'tone building' philosophy and the design of the Overs grand piano and action.

Sunday, September 8 at 1.00 pm Tyalgum Showground


This energetic six piece band will be playing unique and original music inspired by the vibrance of traditional and modern styles of Southern African music.

For bookings call Alexsandra Wilkinson on (02) 6679 2244 or by email at: Tyalgum Classical Music Festival

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The Southern Cross Soloists

St James Church - King St, Sydney
Tuesday August 6, at 8.00 pm
For bookings call Anna Cerneaz on (02) 9362 5711 or 0412 093 063

    Mozart (arr Power)
    Paul Stanhope
    Dominic Argento
    Moussorgsky (arr Luff)

    Vado, ma dove? Un moto di gioja
    Songs for the Shadowland
    Trio for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon
    Six Elizabethan songs
    Pictures at an Exhibition

Formed in 1995, the Southern Cross Soloists have established an Australia-wide and international reputation for ground breaking work. Their unique combination of oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon, piano and soprano facilitates the performance of a variety of works. The SCS features six leading Australian musicians. Director and clarinettist Paul Dean and bassoonist Leesa Dean are former Principal players with the Queensland Orchestra. Oboist Tania Frazer is currently on leave from the Israel Opera Orchestra. Lyric soprano Margaret Schindler and horn player Peter Luff are lecturers at the Queensland Conservatorium whilst pianist Kevin Power pursues a busy freelance career and is Chorus Master of the Queensland State and Municipal Choir.

Click here for further information on The Southern Cross Soloists

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Side On Café - 83 Parramatta Road, Annandale
Monday July 1, at 8.30 pm
Tickets at the door; $15.00
Table bookings advised - please call the Side On (02) 9516 3077

This Sydney farewell concert will be held just prior to Mark Isaacs' departure for a 5-week tour of USA, Europe and Asia (please go to the media release link below for information on the tour). ABC Classic FM will be recording this performance of Jazz standards for delayed broadcast and possible CD release. For this performance, Mark will be exploring the jazz standards repertoire in a solo piano context.


Mark Isaacs
Mark Isaacs at the keyboard
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For further information on Mark's world concert tour, please go to;
Mark Isaacs' 2002 World Tour (which will open in a new browser window)

It is a pleasure to be supplying our new Australian made grand piano no. 003 for this farwell Sydney concert featuring MARK ISAACS. The Side On has developed a reputation in Sydney for presenting some of the City's finest live jazz performances. Overs Pianos is priviledged to be playing a part in making this night a memorable event. We look forward to you joining us for this special jazz performance with our latest piano.
Ron Overs, June 19, 2002.

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Trinity Grammar School - 119 Prospect Road, Summer Hill
Friday May 24, at 8.10 pm
Tickets at door; $30.00
Concession; $15.00 (School age children no charge)

Trinity Grammar Society of the Arts, 2002 recital series

Chapel at Trinity

I am delighted to be supplying our new Australian made grand piano no. 003 for this concert featuring three outstanding Australian musicians, David Bollard, Jane Edwards and David Hamilton. With the favourable acoustics of the Trinity Chapel, I am expecting this to be a memorable music event.
Ron Overs, May 15, 2002.

For further information on the Trinity School Chapel, please go to;
The Trinity School Chapel page (which will open in a new browser window)

Ménage à Trois

Ménage à Trois is Australia's leading vocal recital attraction combining the talents of concert and recording star soprano Jane Edwards, renowned concert and operatic tenor David Hamilton and master accompanist David Bollard. Their interpretation of chansons, lieder and Australian art song has been acclaimed in metropolitan and country Australia for the past three years. Truly the outstanding interpreters of song in this part of the world.

David Bollard
David Bollard (piano)
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Jane Edwards
Jane Edwards (soprano)
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David Hamilton
David Hamilton (tenor)
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Reynaldo HAHN (1875-1947)
Tenor Solo
  Si mes vers avaient des Ailes (If only my verses had wings)
    Poem by Hugo
  L'heure exquise (The magical hour)
    Poem by Verlaine
  Quand je fus pris au Pavillon (When I was captured in the Summer House)
    Poem by d'Orléans
  D'Une Prison (From Prison)
    Poem by Verlaine
  Fêtes Galantes (Celebrations of Gallantry)
    Poem by Verlaine

Gabriel FAURE (1840-1924)
Soprano Solo
  Les Berceaux (The Cradles)
  Les Roses d'lspahan (The Roses of Isfahan)
  Automne (Autumn)

Gabriel FAURE (1840-1924)
Soprano and Tenor
  Puisqu'ici-bas toute âme (Since every human soul)
    Poem by Hugo

Benjamin BRITTEN (1913-1976)
French Folk Songs, Soprano and Tenor
  Le Rio s'en va-t'en chasse (Tenor) (The King has gone a'Hunting)
  Fileuse (Soprano) (The Spinner)
  La Belle est au Jardin d'amour (Tenor) (The Fair One is in the Garden of Love)
  II est quelqu'un sur Terre (Soprano) (There is someone on Earth)
  Quand j'étais chez mon père (Tenor) (When I lived with my Father)


Erik SATIE (1866-1925)
Piano Solo
  Trois Gnossiennes

Reynaldo HAHN (1875-1947)
Soprano Solo
  A Chloris (To Chloris)
  Infidélité (Unfaithfulness)
  Rêverie (Dreaming)

Martin WESLEY-SMITH (b. 1945)
Tenor Solo
  Freddie the Fish
    Poem by Peter Wesley-Smith
  Ode to Technology
    Poem by Peter Wesley-Smith
  Lost Snail
    Poem by Martin Wesley-Smith
  For more than 60 Years
    Poem by Peter Wesley-Smith
  The Garbage Men & Women
    Poem by Martin Wesley-Smith

Martin WESLEY-SMITH (b. 1945)
Two songs from BOOJUM! arranged for Tenor and Soprano
  I'm old, like Father William
  I'm a Caterpillar of Society (not a Social Butterfly)

Tickets at door; $30.00
Concession; $15.00 (School age children no charge)

For further information: please contact Mr Max Taylor (02) 9797 9193

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Kowmung Music Festival - Arch Cave, Abercrombie Caves
Sunday March 24, at 2.30 pm

Ruth Gabrielli (soprano), Eva Gruesser (violin), Peter Jenkin (clarinet), Eduard and Johannes Kutrowatz (piano), and Rohan Smith (violin)

Arvo Part Speigel im Speigel for violin and piano
Ross Edwards Tower of Remoteness for clarinet and piano
Gustav Mahler Himmlische Leben from Symphony #4 & other Lieder
Peter Schulthorpe Dream Tracks for clarinet, violin and piano
Franz Schubert Piano Trio in B flat. D. 471

For Bookings and enquires: contact Barbara Morgan (02) 6336 2022

Kowmung Music Festival - Middle Creek Cattle Shed
Saturday March 23, at 6.30 pm

Followed by Gala Supper

Gala Concert for Piano 4 Hands with Duo Pianists Eduard and Johannes Kutrowatz

Franz Schubert 4 Polonaises, D 599
Franz Schubert Duo Lebensstürme in A minor, D 947
Johann Strauss Morgenblätter (Morning Paper), Waltz op. 279
Johann Strauss Freut euch des Lebens (Enjoy Life), Waltz op. 340
Antonin Dvorak Slavonic Dances op.46

For Bookings and enquires: contact Barbara Morgan (02) 6336 2022

Kowmung Music Festival - Marble Hall, Sr Stanislaus' College, Bathurst
Friday March 22, at 8.00 pm

Pianists Eduard and Johannes Kutrowatz and Ruth Gabrielli, soprano.

Joseph Hayden Scottische Lieder for soprano and piano trio
Galina Ustwolskaja Trio for violin, clarinet and piano
Robert Schumann Frauenliebe und leben (Woman's Life & Love) op. 42
Antonin Dvorak Quartet for piano & strings op. 87

For Bookings and enquires: contact Barbara Morgan (02) 6336 2022

Please note that the the first two Kowmung Music Festival events will be held on Saturday March 16 and Sunday 17. While these events do not feature the Overs piano, you may be interested in attending these functions. For further information on these events, please go to the
Kowmung Festival information pdf file
or contact Barbara Morgan on (02) 6336 2022

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Janet Seidel with Don Burrows and Kevin Hunt playing the Overs no. 003
Thursday March 7, 2002
Paradise Studios, Woolloomooloo

This session will complete the recording of a new Janet Seidel album. Earlier sessions were recorded at Megaphon Studios, St Peters, using the Overs Pianos rebuilt Baldwin SD-10 concert piano.

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The Music Show, Radio National
Saturday March 2, 2002
Sydney's ABC Ultimo Centre

In the second hour of the show (between 11.00 - 12.00 am) Michael Brimer will perform live from Studio 227 on the Overs no. 003 grand piano.

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Ray Charles in concert - presented by Adrian Bohm Presents.
with the Australian Pops Orchestra and special guest Renee Geyer
Saturday February 23, at 8.00 pm
Wyndham Estate Amphitheatre - Wyndham Estate Winery
700 Dalwood Road, Dalwood
(via Branxton)

Ray will play the new Overs 225 grand piano no. 003 for his Wyndham Estate performance.
Enjoy one of the world's greatest entertainers playing one of the world's greatest pianos, under the stars in the picturesque setting of the Hunter Valley.

Commencing at noon; food and wine fair and pre-show entertainment.
Wyndham Estate is open from 10am daily. Gates to the concert Amphitheatre on the estate open at 4pm, with the concert commencing at approximately 8pm. Please arrive early to avoid traffic and parking congestion.

For the unreserved grassed area please bring a rug or cushion, sun-hat and insect repellent. All photography, video and audio recording is prohibited. Cameras/recording devices will not be permitted within the venue.

Hunter Valley Country Tourism 1800 688 199
General Information Wyndham Estate 1800 677 366

NSW on Sat 23 Feb 2002 8:00pm:
A Res $111.85
B Res $101.85
General $91.85

Book through Ticketek (02) 4921 2121 or online at

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Concert 02, Summer series

Saturday February 16, at 4.00 pm
Old Darlington School Hall - Maze Cr., Sydney University

admission by program $25/15
Diana Doherty (oboe), Mathew Wilkie (bassoon) and James Voss (piano)

In this second of three summer concerts for the 2001/2002 season, Diana, James and Mathew will perform;
Poulenc Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano
Joilvet Duo for Oboe and Bassoon
Francaix Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano
Ph. (02) 9736 2332 or email for further information We are also pleased to announce that the ABC will be recording this concert for future broadcast.

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The Mike Nock Trio - February sessions
Monday February 4
Ron Craig's new recording studio - Epping

Mike is taking his trio and our piano no. 003 into the studio for four recording days.
Information on the CD and where to get it will become available on this website.

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Sydney Festival, The Angel Exchange
Sunday January 20, at 9.00 pm

Quoting from the Sydney Festival's 'Angel Exchange' web page, this is . . . "One event not to be missed is the final late night concert featuring Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time, performed by the Sydney Soloists with David Malouf reading excerpts from An Imaginary Life".

City Recital Hall - Angel Place, Sydney
For further information and online bookings, click here to open a new browser window at the 'Angel Exchange' Sydney Festival page

Nicholas Daniel  oboe
David Malouf  reader

Sydney Soloists
Violin: Kirsten Williams
Cello: David Periera
Clarinet: Francesco Celata
Piano: David Bollard Performing on the Overs-Steinbach 225 grand piano no. 003.
Britten Six Metamorphoses after Ovid Op 49 interspersed with readings from David Malouf's An Imaginary Life and Ovid's writing
Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time
Ph. (02) 9736 2332 or email for further information

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Sunday October 21, at 3.00 pm
ABC Sunday Live - Direct broadcast from Llewellyn Hall, Canberra School of Music

introduced by Julian Day
Featuring the Fiorini Piano Trio

The Fiorini Trio comprising Belinda McFarlane (violin), Matthew Lee (cello) with Jean-Bernard Marie, playing an Overs-Steinbach 225 grand piano in the first live broadcast of an Overs manufactured instrument, will perform;
Haydn Piano Trio No 39 G
Peter Sculthorpe Night Song
Dvorák Piano Trio No 4 in E minor, B166 (Op 90) (Dumky)
This is a free public concert. Please be seated at least ten minutes prior to the commencment of this broadcast at 3.00 pm.
Producer: Graeme Hinckley
Ph. (02) 9736 2332 or
email for further information

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Sunday October 14 at 3.00 pm
David Bollard (piano), David Hamilton (Scots tenor)
Balmain Town Hall, 370 Darling St, Balmain


Purcell arr. Tippett
'Twas within a Furlong of Edinborough Town anon.

Normans Gesang D. 846 (Walter Scott)

Schumann Three Songs from Myrthen (Robert Burns)
Hauptmanns Weib
Weit, Weit

Robert Franz
Für Einen (Robert Burns)

Vaughan Williams
Songs of Travel (Robert Louis Stevenson)
- The Vagabond
- Let Beauty Awake
- The Roadside Fire
- Youth and Love
- In Dreams
- The Infinite Shining Heavens
- Whither must I wander?
- Bright is the Ring of Words
- I have trod the Upward and the Downward Slope (op. posth)


Richard Strauss Two Settings of John Henry Mackay
- Heimliche Aufforderung
- Morgen

Benjamin Britten Four Burns Songs - piano arr. Colin Matthews
- Afton Water
- Wee Willie
- The Winter
- My Hoggie

Five Traditional Folk Songs
- Ae Fond Kiss (Robert Burns) - arr. Alfred Moffat
- The Wee Cooper o'Fife - arr. Alfed Moffat
- Dream Angus - arr. Ian Macpherson
- The Banks o'Doon (Robert Burns) - arr. Ravel
- The Piper o'Dundee - arr. Ian MacPherson

David Bollard former member of the Australia Ensemble and now busy freelance pianist accompanies tenor David Hamilton.
". . . probably the best Mozart tenor in Australia". - - The Sun Herald.
TICKETS at door: $20, Conc. $15

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Saturday October 13 at 8.00 pm
David Bollard (piano), Jack Glatzer (violin)
Balmain Town Hall, 370 Darling St, Balmain

A unique performance inspired by the best-selling novel An Equal Music by Vikram Seth with readings from the novel linking the music featured in the book and CD. An Equal Music is about the passion and dedication of classical musicians. It is a haunting story of a love lost, regained, then lost forever.

Bach Partita No. 3 in E Major for solo violin
Mozart Sanata in E minor for piano and voilin
Vaughan Williams 'The Lark Ascending' - violin and piano
Vivaldi 'Manchester Sonata' No. 1 - violin and piano
Bach 'The Art of Fugue' - Contrapunctus 1 - piano

This will be the first public concert featuring the new Overs-Steinbach 225 grand piano no. 003. David Bollard, one of Australia's leading pianists will be performing with international violin virtuoso Jack Glatzer. Special guest narrator, and star of film & TV - Bruce Spence.
TICKETS at door: $20, Conc. $15

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30 July 2002
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