Sydney Eisteddfod

Musica Viva Chamber Music Award

Musica Viva is proud to be a partner of the Sydney Eisteddfod, acknowledged as one of the largest competitive performing arts events of its kind in the world. It attracts more than 30,000 participants and over 150,000 attendees in just under 400 events across the full spectrum of the performing arts annually. The events are held in iconic venues such as the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Conservatorium.

Over the years, McDonald’s Sydney Eisteddfod has opened new doors for hundreds of category winners and helped make their dreams a reality in Australia and abroad.

Petrichor Sax are the winners of the 2014 Sydney Eisteddfod Musica Viva Chamber Music Award.

Carlo Antonioli (tenor), Laura Andrew (baritone), Mary Osborn (soprano), Lachlan McDonald (alto)

Results of the 2014 Sydney Eisteddfod Musica Viva Chamber Music Award:

Winner, sponsored by The John Lamble Foundation: Petrichor Sax (Drummoyne)
2nd prize, sponsored by Musica Viva Australia: Hillel String Quartet (Double Bay)
3rd prize, sponsored by Musica Viva Australia: Trio Verano (Lindfield)
Finalist: Quartet Non Troppo (Balwyn, VIC)
Finalist: '4' String Quartet (St Ives)
Finalist: Phosphor Quartet (Tauranga, NZ)

Current & Past winners of the Award:

2013 Morinda Trio
2012 Dumky Trio
2011 Streeton Trio
2010 Sydney Camerata
2009 Strelitzia Piano Trio
2008 Leonore String Quartet
2007 Acacia Trio
2006 Greenway String Quartet

Lunchtime Concerts:

Musica Viva is pleased to be partnering with the Parish Church of St James to present the winners and finalists in four free lunchtime concerts.
We hope to see you at the church from 1.15-1.45pm on the following Wednesdays:

Wednesday 22 October: Petrichor Sax
Wednesday 29 October: Hillel String Quartet
Wednesday 3 December: Trio Verano
Wednesday 10 December: ‘4' String Quartet

Location: Parish Church of St James
173 King Street, Sydney ( )

Further information and an article on the Eisteddfod:
Where future divas and tiny dancers first tread via Sydney Morning Herald
Rousing cheers for Petrichor Sax via Sydney Eisteddfod

The Eisteddfod has launched many famous Australians into illustrious careers, including soprano Dame Joan Sutherland, Steven McRae, the youngest principal of Britain’s Royal Ballet and 2009 'So You Think You Can Dance' winner Talia Fowler.