Join us for an evening of music featuring a collection of hugely talented artists, all part of the Emanuel family, coming together for one great night of music.
Our headline act, LIOR, burst onto the Australian music scene in 2005 with his debut album – ‘Autumn Flow’.
LIOR awards & accolades
2 * ARIA Award winner (Best Classical Album ‘Compassion’ (2014) and joint winner for ‘Best Original Soundtrack’ together with Nigel Westlake for ‘Ali’s Wedding’ (2016)
7-time ARIA nominee including ‘Best Male Artist’, ‘Best Independent Release’, ‘Best Breakthrough Artist’, ‘Best Children’s Album’. (2005-2017)
Recipient of Melbourne Music Prize Civic Choice Award (2016)
Winner of APRA Screen Music Award for ‘Best Original Song Composed for Screen’ – Hoot’s Lullaby (2012)
Winner of Queensland Theatre Matilda Award for ‘Best Original Score’ – ‘The Wider Earth’ (2017)
Winner of the Austin Table Critics’ Award for ‘Best Symphonic Performance of 2015-2016’ – ‘Compassion’ with the Austin Symphony Orchestra
Lior will be joined by:
"A hot, spicy blend of flavours, putting a modern twist on klezmer music!"
Drawing on their Eastern European and Middle Eastern heritage, they present a hot, spicy and high-energy mix of original compositions plus their own arrangements of traditional dance tunes.
Comprising violin, clarinet, keyboard, bass, percussion and drums, the musicians’ on-stage chemistry is electric as they joyfully traverse genres from folk to tango, gypsy jazz to indie rock, classical to funk, east to west. Be prepared to dance!
As one-quarter of electric string quartet, FourPlay, Lara has performed around the world including Carnegie Hall (NYC), The Barbican (UK) as well as our own venues including The Sydney Opera House, The State Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre, Melbourne Arts Centre and more.
As “Lulu” in their ARIA nominated French band Baby et Lulu (with Abby) Lara has enjoyed much success over the past decade or so, having played at major festivals such as Womadelaide, Melbourne Festival, Adelaide Fringe, Port Fairy Music Festival and critically acclaimed sold out shows at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival.
He is best known for his work as lead singer for Australia’s multi platinum dance music act The Potbelleez. "Don't Hold Back", the Belleez lead single was #1 in the ARIA Dance charts for 27 weeks and went triple platinum in Australia. Their next 3 singles went Gold, Gold and double platinum. As lead singer for The Potbelleez he supported Usher on his 2014 sold out Australian tour.es went Gold, Gold and double platinum.
His writing collaboration with Rita Ora and Kygo was the lead single for the Pokemon, Detective Pikachu movie. Highlights include writing Jessica Mauboy's "Sea of Flags" for her inauguration at Eurovision. Kidron composed music for Oscar nominated short film “Inja” and several Tropfest finalists. His release with Will Sparks "Ah Yeah So What" went double platinum. He has two #1 Billboards with "Que Olvidantote" by Reik and "Come With Me" by Ricky Martin.