Australia Day Gala
Join us on January 29th for our second annual Australia Day Gala. This year, we’re celebrating some of Australia’s greatest talent in one of London’s most iconic venues, Simpsons at The Savoy. With performances by some of Australia’s most exciting young musicians supported by our Partner, the Australian Music Foundation, our 2019 Australia Day Gala is an event not to be missed!
Your ticket includes a £5 contribution towards helping the AMF in their mission to promote and celebrate Australian musical life, offering musicians support in their studies and performances across the globe.
The Chamber is proud to support this wonderful cause and invites you to indulge in an evening of great entertainment, delicious food, Australian wine and cocktails and a special fundraising raffle.
Australia-UK Chamber Member Tickets – £45
Guests & Non-Member Tickets – £65
Ticket price includes a £5 donation to the Australian Music Foundation
Emily Sun, Violinist and 2018 ABC Australian Young Performer of the Year
Emily Sun is an Australian violinist who is rapidly gaining international recognition as a soloist. She has been invited as a soloist by many orchestras across the United States, Asian and Europe.
She is also a prize winner of many international competitions including Yampolsky International Violin Competition (Russia), Bromsgrove International Competition (UK), Royal-Overseas-League Music Competition (UK) Brahms International Competition (Austria) and Lipizer International Violin Competition (Italy).
Emily was supported by the Australian Music Foundation in her studies at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and Royal College of Music and is set to release her debut album in the 19/20 season.
Samantha Clarke, Soprano
Samantha is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Leverhulme Royal Northern College of Music Award, the Dame Eva Turner Award, the Michael and Joyce Kennedy Strauss Award, the RNCM Gold Medal and the AMF 2017 Nora Goodridge Developing Artist Award.
She made her professional debut as Pamina in Mozart’s The Magic Flute at Longborough in 2017, followed by the role of Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni with British Youth Opera.
Supported by the AMF Nora Goodridge Emerging Artist Award, Samantha is currently studying at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama towards her Artist Diploma in Opera studies.