Rare Sounds Concert Series

XL Arts Inc. annual Rare Sounds concert series endeavours to champion rarely performed works by Australian composers. We are delighted to have Dr. Joel Crotty, renowned musicologist and Professor at Monash University curates our programme each year which includes a variety of vocal and instrumental works.

Rare Sounds VI - Fritz' Salon


November 03, 2019 - 3:00 pm


Holy Trinity Anglican Church,

193 Hotham Street, East Melbourne

Tickets: $25 available at the door

Cash and card only

Previous Concerts

A musical journey that will evoke and encourage us to look beyond ourselves towards both what has, and what might come. Featuring works by Gordon Kerry, Peggy Glanville-Hicks, Christopher Willcock, Aristea Mellos, and Martin Greet.

2018 - Rare Sounds V

Looking Back, Looking Forward

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Art Song and music from the Music Halls which is influenced by Asia composed by Peggy Glanville-Hicks, Duncan McKie, Miriam Hyde, Betty Beath, May Brahe and James Penberthy.

2017 - Rare Sounds IV

Portraits of Asia


Our second concert in our annual Rare Sounds concert series, presented  works for voice and instruments by Australian Composers

2015 - Rare Sounds II

Rare Sounds


Works performed of Australia's most notable female composers including Peggy Glanville-Hicks, Esther Rofe, Margaret Sutherland, Linda Phillips and Phyllis Batchelor.

2016 - Rare Sounds III

Fritz's Salon


A concert of rarely performed works for Voice and Instruments, curated by Dr. Joel Crotty.

2014 - Rare Sounds 2014

Rare Sounds