Previous Guest Artists - 2013

Natsuko Yoshimoto – 2013

Natsuko Yoshimoto is an international soloist and chamber musician. A graduate of the Yehudi Menuhin School (England), she has performed as a soloist with many world renowned orchestras including London Symphony and Tokyo Symphony. Natsuko performed with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in July 2009 and with Iwaki Kanazawa’s wife, Kaori Kimura in 2010. She is … Continued

Imants Larsens – 2013

Born in Switzerland, Australian violinist/violist Imants Larsens began playing the violin at the age of three in Adelaide, studying first with his grandmother Alita Larsens, then with Keith Crellin. He continued his studies at the Musikhochschule Zentralschweiz in Lucerne under the guidance of his father Gunars Larsens, graduating with Lehrdiplom and Konzertreifediplom degrees with distinction. … Continued

Jody Fisher – 2013

Jody Fisher is one of Australia’s leading young guitarists. She studied under Oliver Fartach-Naini at the Elder Conservatorium, where she graduated with first class double Honours and a Master’s degree. In 2011, whilst based in Europe, she performed and received tuition from maestro Eduardo Fernandez on full scholarship. Jody has been broadcast on the ABC … Continued

Tristram Williams – 2013

Tristram Williams maintains a busy international career as a leading young soloist, ensemble musician, improvisor and educator. He is a laureate of major international trumpet competitions (Brussels & Eindhoven) and a prize winner at the Stockhausen Interpreters Course. Tristram has appeared as a soloist across Europe, in the UK, USA, Japan, China and many times … Continued

The Ashton Smith Singers – 2011

The Ashton Smith Singers are a choral ensemble founded and directed by David Ashton-Smith in 1980. Known for their choral sound, the Singers perform regularly with the Australian Pops Orchestra, contributing to diverse programs of opera, music theatre, Viennese, Broadway and ‘Best of British’ programs. The Singers performed with Dame Edna Everage on invitation in … Continued

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