Starring soprano Eleanor Lyons and conductor pianist Vladimir Fanshil

Acclaimed soprano Eleanor Lyons and her conductor/pianist husband Vladimir Fanshil are usually based in Vienna and travel around the world to perform. However, due to the pandemic they are happily stranded in Australia performing opera arias and a new work by Elena Kats-Chernin at venues around Australia.

This special program includes favourite opera arias, undiscovered songs by Gliere, Grieg’s Six Songs, Op 48 and the premiere of a new work composed especially for them Wandering Hearts by Elena Kats-Chernin.                 


Capacity is limited so bookings are essential. Covid Safe procedures are in place including allocated seating. Seating is in pairs and singles. If you require more than 2 seats together, please call us to make your booking - 02-6340 2130.

Sunday 25 October at 3pm

All tickets $45 plus transaction fee



Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Quando m’en Vo Musetta’s Waltz from La Bohème
Claude Debussy (1862 - 1918)
Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
O mio babbino caro from the opera Gianni Schicchi
Elena Kats-Chernin (1957 - )
Wandering Hearts (première) written for Eleanor and Vladimir
Francesco Cilèa (1866 - 1950)
Io son l’umile ancella from Adriana Lecouvreur
Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873 - 1943)
Elegie, op. 3 Spring Waters
Richard Strauss (1864- 1949)
Morgen, op. 27 no 4
Edvard Grieg (1843 - 1907)
Songs, op. 48
     Gruß (Greeting)
     Die verschwiegene Nachtigall (The Nightingale’s Secret)
     Lauf der Welt (The Way of the World)
     Ein Traum (A Dream)


Australian soprano Eleanor Lyons is known for her versatility, deep musicality and fresh interpretations. With a beautiful voice and virtuosic technique she breathes life into characters, reveals philosophies and delivers uplifting and dynamic performances. Naturally at home on stage, Eleanor passionately shapes every detail of opera, orchestral concerts, chamber music and solo recitals. A down-to-earth approach to fine music has resulted in a number of ongoing fruitful collaborations with various orchestras and conductors. 
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Innovative Australian conductor Vladimir Fanshil is quickly establishing himself as a versatile artist covering symphonic, operatic and ballet genres. After a fruitful collaboration as assistant conductor to Iván Fischer (2013 - 2017) Vladimir has continued to make noteworthy debuts and returns, most recently with the Budapest Festival Orchestra, Konzerthaus Orchestra Berlin, Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, Orchestre Nacional D'ile de France, at the Bashmet Festival, Odessa National Philharmonic and at the Odessa National Opera.
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