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Shakespeare: Master of Meter

"Whisper music to my weary soul." William Shakespeare.

Music and more: Bask in Shakespearean inspiration with Six Selected Song Settings spanning four centuries, the evocative Suite for Violin and Piano from Much Ado About Nothing by Erich Wolfgang Korngold and a narrated musical compilation of Romeo and Juliet followed by a viewing of artworks in connection with the QLD Ballet's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream as wine & cheese are enjoyed in the precinct gallery.

  • soprano voice - Theresa Borg
  • violin - Markiyan Melnychenko
  • piano - Janis Cook
  • narration - Hunter Perske
  • visual art - Debra Luccio

This is the first programme in Cook & Co.'s chamber music fusion series, CONNECTIONS, an enchanting trilogy curated by Artistic Director, Janis Cook. Each event incorporates elements of other art forms in addition to the fine music, offering multiple levels of engagement for each member of the audience. Single event or series tickets are available at:

CONNECTIONS 2 - Suite Life (July 25)

Music and drama: The inherent narrative of the cello suites of JS Bach runs parallel  to the life experiences of an aspiring musician who has just returned from study in Europe.

  • cellist - Josephine Vains
  • actor - Leah Filley

CONNECTIONS 3 - In the Manner of Austen (Oct 17)

"Without music, life would be a blank to me." Jane Austen.

Music, manners and wit: Aspects of Jane Austen's life and literature are recreated in an innovative programme, incorporating popular Regency elements and the "Austen Waltz." Artists include:

  • narrator - Julie Nihill
  • harp - Allanah Guthrie Jones
  • piano - Janis Cook


Event starts
Thursday 27 April, 2017
Event Ends
Thursday 27 April, 2017
Richmond Uniting Church
Venue Address
314 Church Street, Richmond

Melbourne, Richmond

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