Music

Beleura has a long association with music through the legacy of composer John Tallis. Evert year we offer a wide-ranging program of musial events and talks in the Pavilion.

The Stuart & Sons pianos are exceptional musical instruments that attract musicians from across Australia.

Beleura acknowledges the assistance of Creative Victoria in supporting the development of our music program. 

Beleura is Open

COVID Safe Requirements for visitors

We are taking your health seriously and want everyone to feel confident about going on our group tours and attending our concerts.

All visitors will need to wear a mask when using the Beleura bus, on a House Tour or attending a music program indoors.

Visitors must not attend Beleura if they exhibit specified symptoms or have to self-isolate.

Please see all our requirements of visitors and our COVID Safe Plan here...

2021 Music Program

In 2021 our three guest musical curators are programming three special series of music for you to enjoy – a classical music series and an improvised and new music series. Their exceptional experience mean we can assure you a wonderful selection of music to enjoy.

Andrea Keller

Andrea is a highly awarded jazz musician, composer and collaborator who lectures in improvisation at the Melbourne Conservatorium and she is programming a musical innovators series.

Dale Barltrop 

Concertmaster for the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, is programming our classical concert series through his connections with innovative young performers.

Richard Vaudrey

After six years of performing in New York City, cellist Richard Vaudrey is quickly becoming a notable force in the new breed of string players – classically trained and proficient across a multitude of genres. Richard is programming a range of new music.

Events

Sage At a Time in a Place

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT
Friday 26 March
Songwriter and cellist Sage Fuller joins with the Briars Quartet and pianist Troy Rogan reveal new songs.
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Kaleidoscope Trio

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT
Thursday 8 April
Cellist Blair Harris joins MSO Concertmaster Dale Barltrop and Beleura’s much beloved pianist Laurence Matheson in a concert of new and favorite piano trios. 
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Tony Gould The Art of Creative Music

Friday 23 April
Pianist Tony Gould is a composer, collaborator and educator who has long held a revered position in Australian jazz and contemporary music.  

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ANAM Mozart Piano Masterworks with Timothy Young

Thursday 29 April
Acclaimed concert pianist and ANAM Head of Piano, Timothy Young brings a Mozart program alive with a special guest ANAM virtuoso. 

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Stefan Cassomenos Prints and Mirrors

Thursday 20 May
Stefan Cassomenos is a Melbourne classical pianist, composer and conductor who is famed for his performances on international stages and a cofounder of PLEXUS chamber ensemble.
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Roscoe James Irwin Dark Heart

Friday 11 June
Best known as the lead singer and trumpeter for The Cat Empire, Ross is Irwin’s new solo project ‘Dark Heart’, is an exploration of orchestral layers, original folk, ambient textures and song. 
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ANAM Mozart & Schumann for piano & strings

Thursday 17 June
The Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) is dedicated to training the most exceptional young musicians from Australia and New Zealand. The audience can look forward to a beautiful afternoon of music of piano trios and other chamber music combinations.
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TJ Patrick Delicate Raw & Gentle

Friday 9 July
TJ Patrick creates folk/country songs that shed light onstories of raw, personal experiences with a delicate and gentle nature and teams up with fellow songwriters Lauren Irwin Ray and Mel O’Neill. 
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Ensemble Francaix Postcards

Thursday 22 July
The Melbourne-based group comprises oboist Emmanuel Cassimatis (MSO, MCO), bassoonist Matthew Kneale (MSO, TSO, OV, Arcadia Winds) and pianist Nicholas Young (Finalist ABC Young Performers Awards 2011) showcases the colours and virtuosity of oboe, bassoon and piano combined.
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Amy Lehpamer Songs that have inspired my career

Thursday 19 August
Best known for her roles as Maria in The Sound of Music or Dusty Springfield in Dusty: The Musical,  Australia’s celebrated musical theatre actress and singer Amy Lehpamer performs her favorite songs.
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ANAM Mozart & Poulenc for piano & winds

Thursday 26 August
The Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) is dedicated to training the most exceptional young musicians from Australia and New Zealand. Expect an afternoon of music of piano trios and other chamber music combinations across centuries.
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Melbourne Amplified Strings Send Me Your Prayers

Friday 17 September
During lockdown, Xani Kolac invited her online audience to send through their own prayers as a theme for Melbourne Amplified Strings (MAS) compositions featuring Xani Kolac and Anita Quayle.
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Julian Wilson Trio Rebellious Bird

Friday 1 October
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Partridge String Quartet Awakening

Thursday 14 October
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ANAM Islay Trio

Thursday 28 October
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The Company of Pianos

Friday 5 November
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ANAM Symphonic Ballet for 2 pianos with Timothy Young

Thursday 18 November
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Download or view our 2021 Music Program here…

Tours

Beleura will be offering full day and half day tours of the House and the Gardens in the near future. Tours include various catering options and are suitable for group visits as well as individuals.

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Beleura House & Garden
PO Box 1198
Mornington Victoria 3931

(03) 5975 2027
admin@beleura.org.au

VISITATION TO BELEURA IS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

OFFICE HOURS
Tuesday - Friday
9am - 4pm

Beleura House & Garden is an associated property with the National Trust