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Elevenses at The Joan Art + Music Insights

Source: Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre
Posted: 22 Aug 2019
The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre and Penrith Regional Gallery Present;
Elevenses at The Joan
Art + Music Insights

What are some of the great movements in art and music? Have you ever wanted to find out more about why the paintings of Monet are so famed? Or how classical music began and evolved

Find out about exceptional masterpieces and explore the stories behind artists, composers and musicians who created these famous works in the new Art + Music Insight series; Elevenses at The Joan.

Lecturer of Music Dr Paul Smith (University of New England); and Penrith Regional Gallery Director Sheona White will guide you through four enlightening mornings of insight and discovery. Sessions begin at 11am with refreshments and a light morning tea, and finish at 12.30 with a short break in the middle. Each talk will incorporate a short Q&A at the end.

The full programme for Elevenses will be as follows;

  • Monday 9 September 11am, Romanticism in Music: The Composer's Voice by Dr Paul Smith
  • Monday 23 September 11am, Romantic Landscape: A Conversation with Nature Sheona White
  • Monday 14 October 11am, The Great Divide: Music Trends in the Early 20th Century Dr Paul Smith
  • Monday 21 October 11 am, French and Australian Impressionism Sheona White

Tickets $15 per talk or $25 for two; ticket price includes elevenses, comprising light refreshments.

To book please call the Box Office on 02 4723 7600 or online

Your tickets will be available for collection at the Box Office ahead of the event, or via your mobile device/e-ticket. Payment can be made in person by cash, or by Visa or Mastercard. We do not accept American Express.
Please note: there is a $5 booking fee for all card transactions.

 
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