Michael Rother (NEU! Kraftwerk, Harmonia), Dieter Moebius (Cluster) and Hans Lampe (La Düsseldorf) join forces for a world premiere event.
Described by Miles Davis as “the most impressive musician in the world”, multi-instrumentalist Hermeto Pascoal is a true musical icon.
Hermeto Pascoal & Grupo
The Australian Art Orchestra returns to its jazz roots with a work inspired by legendary jazz luminary, Miles Davis.
Miles Davis Prince of Darkness
The Hilliard Ensemble is music to make the spirit soar... this extraordinary group are classical music superstars.
The Hilliard Songbook
Adelaide Chamber Singers continue their stellar Adelaide Festival run performing Bach’s St John Passion with Sydney Chamber Choir.
J.S. Bach: St John Passion
Two unique ensembles, Chiri featuring Bae Il Dong and Indonesian duo Senyawa, come together to explore the furthest realms of musical ecstasy.
Chiri Featuring Bae Il Dong & Senyawa
LA underground cult figure turned international pop star, Ariel Pink’s sound is as sublime as it is surreal.
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti
Originator of the term “psychedelic”, this rock ‘n’ roll pioneer has influenced generations of artists, including Patti Smith, Sonic Youth and Janis Joplin.
Daptone Records singer Charles Bradley performs deep, dark songs of loss and longing across soul, funk and R&B.
Iconic singer, actress, director and songwriter Jane Birkin presents a special concert in tribute to enfant terrible Serge Gainsbourg.
Jane Birkin sings Serge Gainsbourg
Celebrating artists whose creative legacy elevates them to legendary status, Dreamers is a program for musical innovators, icons and iconoclasts.
The thrilling spectacle of Bernstein's Mass is underpinned by a profound statement of human faith. Explosive, cathartic and ultimately uplifting.
History comes alive as Tafelmusik combine music, science and storytelling in an unforgettable concert inspired by the great astronomers.
The Galileo Project: Music of the Spheres
From Sculthorpe to Shostakovich, The ASQ fuse gorgeous melodies with poignant tenderness, resulting in a work of grand symphonic proportions.
Each weekday throughout the Festival Elder Hall comes alive with a rich array of music featuring some of Australia's finest musicians.
The Festival @ Lunch
One of Australia’s most eclectic musicians and leading pianists, Mark Isaacs, presents a program of new work.
The festival @ LUNCH : Works Without Boundaries
A stunning twentieth century twist on two great dances of the Baroque period by violinist Sophie Rowell.
The festival @ LUNCH : Themes and Variations
Evocative piano trio by Latvian composer Vasks alongside Smetana’s heart-rending work performed by the Elder Trio.
The festival @ LUNCH: Perpetual Song
Night falls and a bustling shanty town awakens at Barrio.
Nicholas Bochner creates another sound world in works for cello and electronics.
The festival @ LUNCH: A Gust Inside the God
Graeme Koehne’s mini-operetta tells Peter Goldsworthy’s story of a love affair in a text message age.
The festival @ LUNCH: The Ringtone Cycle
Settings of the visionary poetry of Friedrich Holderlin by Wilhelm Killmayer, Wolfgang Riehm and Viktor Ullmann.
The festival @ LUNCH: Divine Madness
The Benaud Trio perform works by Ross Edwards, Matthew Hindson and Nicholas Buc.
The festival @ LUNCH: Landscapes - Cityscapes
Stravinsky's Soldier’s Tale, Bartok's Contrasts and the world premiere of Ghosts of Galicia by Charles Bodman Rae.
The festival @ LUNCH: Contrasts
A musical voyage with three celebrated Australian musicians, each leaders in their respective fields of classical, jazz and improvised musics.
The festival @ LUNCH: Three Lanes
Russian pianist, Konstantin Shamray, performs works inspired by the heavenly sounds of Russian Orthodox bells.
The festival @ LUNCH: Russian Bells
The greatest of all film composers steps away from the screen to lead the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra in Elder Park.
Ennio Morricone Live
With a captivating joy in music making, the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra brings the music of the past leaping into the 21st century.
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
“The sun of Latin music”, Eddie Palmieri, leads his fiery, super-tight Latin Jazz Sextet on polyrhythmic journeys through Salsa and Latin Jazz.
Eddie Palmieri's Latin Jazz Sextet
Avant-garde anti-hero Genesis Breyer P-Orridge reminds us that what is dangerous and what is important is never far apart.
Genesis Breyer P-Orridge & Psychic TV
An ensemble famous for mesmerising performances of early and contemporary vocal music and a chamber orchestra renowned for inspired programs collaborate.
The Hilliard Ensemble and Australian Chamber Orchestra
Held over five days, the Australian Performing Arts Market showcases Australia and New Zealand’s best new performing arts.
Australia’s boldest celebration of global music culture, WOMADelaide is an internationally renowned four-day embrace of world music, arts and dance.