Category Archives: Past Events

Light Burst Single Launch ft. The Letter String Quartet, Castlemaine Uniting Church – 4th August 2023

My exciting new duo project with the inimitable Biddy Connor is making its performance debut in Castlemaine this August with the launch of two singles from our upcoming album that will be out later this year.

Biddy and I are joined by our stunning Letter String Quartet friend Steph O’Hara and Zoë Barry for this super special event in the gorgeous (and cosy!) Castlemaine Uniting Church.

Please come along and share this special night with us.

Set times: 
The Letter String Quartet 6-6:30pm 
Light Burst 6:30pm-7pmTickets $20 full/$15 concession available at the door or via Trybooking here.

This project is supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria.
This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.

The Target Has Disappeared, Australian Album Launch, The Old Church on the Hill – 8th July 2023

To celebrate the recent release of my debut solo album The Target Has Disappeared on the incredible Swiss label Discreet Editions, please come along to the Old Church on the Hill in Bendigo for a little concert featuring me and my excellent friends Natasha Anderson and Alexander Garsden.

We’ll be playing four solo works composed by local composers Natasha and Alex, and Melbourne composer Samuel Smith.
Lizzy Welsh (baroque violin)
Natasha Anderson (recorders/electronics)
Alexander Garsden (guitars)

You can preview/purchase the album here, and check out Discreet Editions’ other releases– they’re all incredible, and I’m humbled to be in such company.

Tickets $20 full/$15 concession/$10 child/$50 family-of-four available at the door or via Trybooking.

Light & Shade, Bendigo Symphony Orchestra – 18th June 2023

It’s been great fun joining the Bendigo Symphony Orchestra as guest concertmaster over the past few weeks rehearsing their exciting Light & Shade performance.

Come and hear the band, featuring the extraordinary talents of soloist Lily Begg at the piano, this June at the Ulumbarra Theatre Bendigo! Full details and tickets here.

Baroque Concerti, Resonance String Orchestra – 3rd June 2023

It has been a privilege working with the wonderful string players of Resonance String Orchestra this year, and I’m honoured to be joining them as guest director for their Baroque Concerti concert this June.

Come and immerse yourselves in the glorious acoustics of the Castlemaine Anglican Church to hear some beautiful baroque repertoire!

Tickets and details here.

Australian Easter Viol School – 7-10th April 2023

So looking forward to the Australian Viola da Gamba Society Easter Viol School this year, and it’s going to be in Beechworth- Autumn in Beechworth is totally stunning!

I’m thrilled to be joining the faculty with Joshua Keller (USA), Pippa Macmillan (UK, Canada), Laura Moore, Reidun Turner, and John Weretka. I’ll be presenting some classes and a joint-lecture with John Weretka on extended techniques for anyone interested in historical/new ways of using their instruments.

Check out the AVdGS website for details!

Le Quattro Stagioni, BSO at CSF – 29th March 2023

What a dream to perform Vivaldi’s Four Seasons in the stunning acoustics of the Castlemaine Town Hall, where I made my first appearance as a violinist over three decades ago! I’ll be joined by the excellent musicians of the Bendigo Symphony Orchestra with the inimitable Ann Morgan at the harpsichord for a one-night only performance at the Castlemaine State Festival.

Check out full details and tickets here.