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Announcing our Emerging Artist Lunch Hour Series Autumn Awards at 2:30pm on Saturday 19 June at the North Adelaide Baptist Church Hall, on Tynte Street. A limited number of $10 live audience tickets are available for purchase at our website.

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Or view the free livestream on our website homepage, Vimeo directly or via Facebook. If the stream is not starting or behaving oddly, please try an alternate link from above or refresh your browser window to give it a kick!
The afternoon will feature Philippa McAuliffe (harp), Jonathon Wong (piano), Danny Yang (piano), Nicky Poznak (piano), Caleb Lavery-Brook (guitar) and Shawn Hui (piano).

Join in to support the best from our Autumn Lunch Hour Series season. The afternoon includes performances from each artist, judged by a select panel, and an award presentation including the $1,000 Berenice Harrison prize.

A special Recitals Australia alumni return, featuring Kate Hwang (cello) with Simón Pazos Quintana (piano) performing the Frank Bridge Cello Sonata and Robert Schumann Fantasiestücke (1st movement), will take place whilst the judges deliberate. It will no doubt be an exciting and tense afternoon of music making!

A reminder that there is an archive of all our previous broadcasts on our website you can view before the final.

Thank you to everyone who has donated to our programs, it really means a lot to us. For the free live stream, we are asking patrons to consider donating $10, the normal door price for a Lunch Hour Series door ticket, to help support our efforts.

Donations are tax deductible and 100% of money donated will go directly to our emerging artists programs. You can donate online at
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2021 Autumn Lunch Hour Series Awards
Saturday June 19
Start: 2:30pm
Finish and prizes announced: 4:00pm (approximately).

Each artist performs for approximately 10 minutes.
Philippa McAuliffe, harp

George Frideric Händel (1685-1759)
Suite in D minor, HWV 436
iii. Air (Arr: Philippa McAuliffe)

Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
Impromptu in D flat major, Op. 86

Jonathon Wong, piano

Muzio Clementi (1752-1832)
Piano Sonata in F minor, Op. 13 No. 6
ii. Largo e sostenuto
iii. Presto

Miriam Hyde (1913-2005)
Magpies at sunrise

Danny Yang, piano

W.A. Mozart (1756-1791)
Piano Sonata No.10 in C major, KV 330
i: Allegro moderato

Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)
Fantaisie-Impromptu in C sharp minor, Op. posth. 66

Nicky Poznak, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Piano Sonata No.21 in C major, Op. 53 “Waldstein”
i. Allegro con brio

Caleb Lavery-Brook, guitar

Federico Moreno-Torroba (1891-1982)
Sonatina in A major
i. Allegretto

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Prelude, Fugue and Allegro, BWV 998
iii. Allegro

Shawn Hui, piano

Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
Mephisto Waltz No. 1 in A major, S. 514
The Judges

Thank you to the judges, who have kindly volunteered their time and expertise in judging the Autumn 2021 Lunch Hour Series Awards.

Tully Brookes - Jury Chair

Tully Brookes is an Adelaide-based pianist and conductor. A graduate of the Elder Conservatorium of Music (where he is currently completing a PhD), Tully is the music director of the Mitcham Orchestra and the Flinders Street Baptist Church. Tully is a Recitals Australia Council member.

Carolyn Lam

Carolyn is a violinist, pianist and lawyer. She graduated with first class Honours in violin performance from the Elder Conservatorium, University of Adelaide. Carolyn has given numerous public performances on both instruments each year and has performed throughout Australia, Europe, England and South East Asia. She has appeared as soloist with many orchestras as violinist or pianist. As a violinist, Carolyn has played with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Adelaide Chamber Orchestra, and has been the concertmaster of numerous orchestras for international ballet companies and pop/rock orchestras. She is the concertmaster of the Adelaide Concert Orchestra.

Rosalind Martin

Soprano Rosalind Martin began her studies in Adelaide as a clarinetist, but her love of singing persuaded her to complete a first-class Honours degree in voice.  She won several major singing prizes including the Melbourne Sun Aria and a German Academic Exchange Scholarship. She spent several years in Europe and performed with Glyndebourne, Mecklenburgh, Pimlico and Kent Opera companies.  A scholarship from the Britten Pears school in Aldeburgh enabled her to study with such distinguished artists as Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Suzanne Danco, Ileana Cortrubas and Kurt Equiluz.

Rodney Smith

Rodney Smith studied piano in London with Vivian Langrish at the Royal Academy of Music and then with Margaret Kitchin. He subsequently concertized internationally specializing in 20th century music. During 2002 – 2015 he held senior positions at the Elder Conservatorium of Music and was a Federal Director of the Australian Music Examinations Board and is currently Adjunct Senior Lecturer at the Elder Conservatorium of Music and Vice-President of the Music Teachers Association of South Australia. He has a long association with the Adelaide Advertiser newspaper as a music critic.

Lewis Blanchard, ClarinetRecitals Australia presents the Lunch Hour Series as part of our educational and outreach programs. It aims to support and mentor young emerging artists and provides valuable performance opportunities in front of an audience

The program is entirely supported through donations. We'd appreciate any assistance you can give us, and are happy to discuss a donation on the phone on 08 8236 7488 or you can donate directly online at

The Series culminates in the special Awards on Saturday 19 June, which will see eligible musicians awarded prizes of up to $1000, including the Berenice Harrison Prize.

Supporting South Australian emerging artists and musicians for nearly 50 years, Recitals Australia is entirely run by a volunteer council and relies on donations to support all of our programs. We thank our donors and partners for their support of the 2021 Spring Series: 5MBS Radio, National Trust South Australia, ArtFuel by I-Nex, Chamber Music Adelaide and many individual donors and volunteers.

Look forward to seeing you there! If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch with me.

Best wishes.

Mark de Raad
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