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Summer Concerts

Join us for the 2024 Summer Concerts held at Eudlo Hall, featuring ten special guest artists performing three diverse programs, produced and curated by Louise King. Expect innovation, excitement, passion and remarkable music fit for any world stage. 

On Friday January 5 at 7pm, Folk and Originals, Saturday January 6 at 7pm, Baroque and Tango and Sunday January 7 at 3:30pm, Classical Cellissimo! 

The Summer Concerts are curated for cello lovers. The vision? Cello utopia! This is a brave and bold series, unique to Australia. The concerts shine a spotlight on the cello, provide a regional stage for our homegrown and international guest artists who cross musical boundaries, innovate and inspire audiences and catapult our next gen of

Australian cellists to a sublime level of artistic freedom. 

Louise King is the founder and producer and is also the Artistic Director of Long Listen, a new boutique music festival for our region launched in October 2023 to critical acclaim, and standing ovations. 

She was the inaugural Artistic Director and founding board member of the Sunshine Coast Chamber Music Festival. She has been a local Eudlo resident for15 years and a professional cellist for over 25 years. 

Friday headline artists are folk artist and singer-songwriter Monique Clare, performing original music from her award-winning debut album Sight in a double bill with Kathryn McKee K MAK, an indie classical crossover pop artist performing originals from her albums Sang Chaud and K Mak

Saturday's headline act is Diez Cuerdas (pictured) specialising in Argentine Tango, featuring Liz Young violin, Rory Dollard guitar, with Solange Lipcin voice and will also feature Gyorgy Deri, Senior Lecturer Cello, Queensland Conservatorium Music Griffith University, with Louise King, Cello Dreaming and Artistic Director of Long Listen and Therese Milanovic, piano. 

Sunday’s concert will feature international master concert cellists Gyorgy Deri and Louise King with pianist Therese Milanovic, in a program of classical favorites Schumann and Bartok, with lesser known works by female composers Amy Beach, Florence Price and Laura Netzel. Emerging artists will perform Elgar, Bartok and Saint-Saens and the Retreat Cello Choir will perform works by Kodaly, Gerschwin and Bach. 

To book tickets, search Cello Dreaming on the Humanitix platform. Bar and interval refreshments are available. 



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