Paul Grawbowsky in Concert

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September 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Experience one of Australia’s most celebrated musicians in the architectural splendour of one of Melbourne’s oldest churches.

Paul Grabowsky presents a solo piano program highlighting the artistry and skill which have resulted in many accolades and awards over his 40 year career, including 5 ARIA Awards.

A pianist, composer, arranger and conductor, Paul has performed with jazz luminaries such as Chet Baker, Art Farmer and Johnny Griffin.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear one of the truly great musicians of our time.

When: 7pm, Friday 22 September (Doors open at 6.30pm)

Duration: 1 hour, no interval

Location: St Michael’s Uniting Church, 120 Collins St, Melbourne

Tickets: $20 full, $60 for a group of 4
Limited seats will be available for purchase on the night

It is difficult to describe Paul Grabowsky’s career easily. He has been a director of some of Australia’s most prominent arts festivals, the composer of nearly thirty feature film scores, and several works of music theatre, the founder and leader for nineteen years of the Australian Art Orchestra, an executive at the ABC, and is currently at Monash University, where he heads up the Academy of Performing Arts.

Whether as composer, teacher, television personality, mentor or advocate for the role of artistic expression as a defining attribute of contemporary life, for him this is all informed by his work as a pianist, and composer, particularly in the field of jazz, where, according to him, ‘the piano never lies’.

His musical journeys have resulted in collaborations with musicians from many countries, not least with the First Nations peoples of Australia, and those journeys continue. Among his many awards are five ARIAs, the Melbourne Prize for Music and an H.C. Coombs Fellowship. In recognition of his achievements he was made an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2014.


September 22, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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