WITH CAMERON ROBERTS
SUNDAY 5 MARCH 1.30PM (LUNCH)
JAN JUC (3228 VIC)
Dining Room Tales hits the surf coast, in partnership with the serene living oasis Desa Retreat.
Join us for an intimate performance with UK based Australian pianist Cameron Roberts, drawing guests into the inner world of Johann Sebastian Bach, unknowable man of unfathomable genius, through keyboard originals, transcriptions for piano, and text compositions. Not to mention a Germanic meal.
One performance only. Strictly limited capacity.
Performed by Cameron Roberts (piano) with Xan Colman
Food by the artists
Concept Johann Sebastian: Cameron Roberts
Concept Dining Room Tales: Xan Colman
Direction: Xan Colman
Produced and presented by A is for Atlas
Sunday 5 March
Lunch will be served
Duration: 2.5hrs approx
Tickets: $75 via TryBooking
12 Ocean Boulevard
Jan Juc VIC 3228
*Jan Juc is approx 30 mins by car from Geelong, 60 minutes from Colac, 90 mins from Ballarat and central Melbourne.
*If you're looking to make a weekend of it, Desa Retreat also has some lovely accommodations.
PRAISE FOR DINING ROOM TALES
"a wonderfully gratifying experience"
Dining Room Tales invites you into the life and practice of internationally acclaimed artists, to share time, space, food, art and inspiration with friends and strangers alike. A global-local practice. Join us at the table.
ABOUT CAMERON ROBERTS
Australian pianist Cameron Roberts performs throughout the UK, Europe and Australia as a soloist and chamber player. He frequently plays with the world's finest instrumentalists, including, most recently, Jacques Zoon, Emmanuel Pahud, Francisco López, Rebecca Chan, Sascha Bota, Beate Altenburg and Plural Ensemble.
For many years, Roberts was an associate artist and teacher of chamber music at the Escuela de Música Superior Reina Sofía, Madrid. He has recorded several acclaimed albums, including Goldberg Variations and Original Transcriptions (2006), Original Piano Transcriptions (2009), The 3 Brahms Violin (Flute) Sonatas with Jacques Zoon (Vox Animae, 2016) and, newly released Flute Perspectives 2 (Move, 2020) – an album of Australian flute music with Derek Jones. He currently prepares a solo piano disc, Bach: an intimate portrait.
As a student, Roberts studied with Mack Jost, Ronald Farren-Price and Michael Kieran Harvey at the Australian Academy of Music. Now, in London, he is also a specialist teacher of elite-performance piano technique, fine-motor skills learning and injury prevention (a topic in which he holds a PhD, a medical degree) and is about to publish a book, 'The Clear-Thinking Pianist'.
ABOUT DESA RETREAT
Yoga Retreat Victoria. Deśa Retreat provides eco-accommodation and intimate person-centred wellness offerings that allow people to rediscover their true nature.
ABOUT A IS FOR ATLAS
A is for Atlas is an independent Australian company creating contemporary performance. Our artists travel the globe and the corners of creative practice to deliver new experiments in performance making.