2022 Concert: Bernadette Harvey

Friday, 2 December 2022, 7:30pm

  • RACHMANINOV Preludes
  • EDWARDS Mantras and Night Flowers
  • POLIAS Sonata Ode (World premier)
  • HARVEY Sonata #5 GRETA Concerto

Acclaimed international performer and teacher, Bernadette was awarded the centenary Medal in 2000 by the then Australian Prime Minister, John Howard, for her contribution to Australian Music. Bernadette will premier Sonata: Ode by Peggy Polias, the winning work of Composing the Future, a new competition for Australian composers from the Sydney International Piano Competition. Bernadette is renowned for championing new works. She is a regular performer for Musica Viva with several new piano concertos written for her, including Tim Dargaville, Ross Edwards and Donald Hollier.

Sonata: Ode by Peggy Polias is the winning work of Composing the Future, a new competition for Australian composers from the Sydney International Piano Competition, supported by Creative Partnerships Australia Plus 1. The premiere performance of this work was will be given by Bernadette Harvey, on 02 December 2022 in Coffs Harbour

“Gifted with a rare physical control of the instrument and intellectual and interpretative qualities to match….it drew me to the edge of my seat.”
– Neville Cohn, West Australian

Concert information

Concert commences at 7:30pm

Ticket information

Seating will be assigned by the Booking Officer. Please collect your allocated tickets at the box office on the night of the concert.

Single concert ticket prices

  • Adults $55
  • Students $25

Online bookings will incur an additional booking fee.

Concert locations

Lecture Theatre D
Coffs Harbour Education Campus
Hogbin Drive, Coffs Harbour

Programme details are correct at time of printing but may be subject to alteration.

No refunds are available. Please choose carefully.

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Ticket sales end Thursday, 2 December, 2022 at 6pm