Speaking of Music… The Magic of Solo Violin

The Royal Society of NSW and the Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts present a celebration of the 300th anniversary of Bach’s solo violin pieces with a lecture by Dr David Hush FRSN on Bach’s enduring popularity and influence. The evening will feature performances by violinist Anna Da Silva Chen of Bach’s Sonata for Solo Violin No. 1 in G minor BWV 1001 and the World Premiere of Partita for Solo Violin (2019), composed by David Hush and commissioned by the Royal Society.

Everyone Welcome
Bookings Essential


  • This event has reached capacity and is now WAITLIST only. To add your name to the waitlist, please contact the SMSA library on 02 9262 7300.
  • There will be NO tickets available for sale on the night.

Details and Cost


Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts
280 Pitt Street, Sydney


Thursday, 27 February 2020


6.00pm – Registration/Drinks
6:30-7:30pm – Lecture
Light refreshments will be served before the lecture


$15 – SMSA Members
$15 – Royal Society Members and Fellows
$20 – Guests and General Entry

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