Grigoryan Brothers
– Past, Present & Future

The Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts

$20 - $35


Slava and Leonard Grigoryan are justly regarded as Australia’s finest classical guitarists. They seem to have a telepathic ability to draw emotion from every note of a repertoire that spans centuries, continents and genres.

Painters, sculptors, writers and dancers speak of their art flowing not from them but through them, and a Grigoryan Brothers’ performance embodies that – they have an intangible connection to the soul of the music, even when it has been composed or arranged by others. Past, Present & Future honours those others who have inspired their art.
Past: Favourite works from their back catalogue – from Bach to Towner, from Tchaikovsky to Lovelady.

Present: Their own compositions and arrangements including a selection from the ARIA nominated soundtrack they wrote and recorded to the movie ‘A Boy Called Sailboat’. The movie has won a number of awards including Best Director and Best Screenplay at the prestigious Boston Film Festival. They will also perform pieces from their latest album and project: ‘This Is Us: A Musical Reflection of Australia’ (a collaboration with the National Museum of Australia) which premiered at the NMA in March this year.

Future: An album of Spanish music, and another album of Handel keyboard suites masterfully arranged for them by their most highly honoured collaborator – their father Edward.

“Guitar playing of uncommon originality and authority. Musicality, expressivity and daring,” – The New York Times

Slava Grigoryan guitar
Leonard Grigoryan guitar

  • Dates & Times:
    • Thursday 21 October 2021, 7:00pm

      This performance has been postponed. Ticket holders will receive additional information shortly.
  • Ticket Pricing

    Monash Staff$29
    Monash Alumni$29
    Monash Student$20
    Monash Staff$29
    Monash Alumni$29
    Monash Student$20
  • Performance Information

    • Duration:Approximately 75 minutes with no interval.

    • Venue:David Li Sound Gallery

    • Age suitability:All ages

  • Venue Details

    David Li Sound Gallery:
    The Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts,
    48 Exhibition Walk, Clayton 3800

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