Philip Nixon, Elizabeth-Anne nixon

Violin and Pianoforte

Sunday 2nd March 2008 2 pm
(enter from Albert Street) Melwavs 2F Kt

Meet the Artists
Philip Nixon studied violin with Elizabeth Morgan at the University of Queensland, graduating with first class honours in performance. He later studied with Jan Sedivka (Tas), Lorand Fenyves (Canada) and David Takeno (UK), having been awarded scholarships by the E.V. Llewellyn Trust, the Tsung Family Foundation and the Canadian Government. In 1997 he graduated Master of Music from the University of Toronto. In Australia and abroad he has worked with several outstanding orchestras, including the Australian Chamber Orchestra, the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie and the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra. Currently he is a member of Orchestra Victoria.

Elizabeth-Anne Nixon studied piano with Mary Childe (Qld) and Bevan Crabtree (Qld) and organ with Robert Boughen (Qld), John O’Donnell (Melb) and Lorenzo Ghielmi (Italy). She was awarded the Hugh Brandon Award for the top graduate in music from the University of Queensland and was awarded an Australian Postgraduate Award to undertake a Masters degree in performance from the University of Melbourne. She has received scholarships from the governments of Italy, Germany and Japan for postgraduate study and prizes in accompaniment and organ performance including in the International Organ Competition “Gaetano Callido” (Italy). Since finishing her studies, Elizabeth-Anne has been active as an organist, accompanist and teacher.

Order of Program

Ludwig van Beethoven:
Sonata for Piano and Violin in a minor, Op. 23

I Presto
II Andante Scherzoso piu Allegretto
III Allegro Molto

Johann Sebastian Bach:
Sonata for Violin and Keyboard in A major, BWV 1015

I Dolce
II Allegro
III Andante un poco
IV Presto

Witold Lutoslawski: Piano solo

Recitativo e arioso


Johannes Brahms: Sonata for Piano and Violin in G major Op. 78

I Vivace ma non troppo
II Adagio
III Allegro molto moderato