Classical Season Theatre

With Love, Amadeus

John Bell & Simon Tedeschi

Saturday 24 September | 8pm

A thrilling new collaboration between national living treasure, John Bell AO OBE and internationally acclaimed pianist, Simon Tedeschi. 

Nothing is more revealing of a person’s character than their private letters, especially if they are not intended for publication.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s letters are candid, emotional, hilarious, and heartbreaking. We follow his precarious fortunes, his triumphs and hardships, his reliance on fickle patronage, his occasional penury, his cheeky letters to his cousin and his desperation to please a tyrannical father.

Australian theatre legend John Bell traces the life and career of Mozart, reading extensively from his letters, along with insights made by some of his contemporaries. Setting the soundtrack to the young composer’s life, extraordinary concert pianist Simon Tedeschi performs a range of Mozart’s exhilarating music for piano, including some of his best-loved works such as his Fantasia in D minor (K.397), Twinkle Twinkle variations, and his Rondo Alla Turca (Turkish march).

With Love, Amadeus shines the spotlight once more on one of classical music’s enduring heroes, in another entertaining collaboration between two of Australia’s leading artists, John Bell AO OBE and Simon Tedeschi.

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Running Time

Approx. 1 hr 30 mins

Recommended For

All ages

Ticket Price

$45 - $55

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from $49

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A thrilling new collaboration between national living treasure, John Bell AO OBE and internationally acclaimed pianist, Simon Tedeschi. 

Nothing is more revealing of a person’s character than their private letters, especially if they are not intended for publication.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s letters are candid, emotional, hilarious, and heartbreaking. We follow his precarious fortunes, his triumphs and hardships, his reliance on fickle patronage, his occasional penury, his cheeky letters to his cousin and his desperation to please a tyrannical father.

Australian theatre legend John Bell traces the life and career of Mozart, reading extensively from his letters, along with insights made by some of his contemporaries. Setting the soundtrack to the young composer’s life, extraordinary concert pianist Simon Tedeschi performs a range of Mozart’s exhilarating music for piano, including some of his best-loved works such as his Fantasia in D minor (K.397), Twinkle Twinkle variations, and his Rondo Alla Turca (Turkish march).

With Love, Amadeus shines the spotlight once more on one of classical music’s enduring heroes, in another entertaining collaboration between two of Australia’s leading artists, John Bell AO OBE and Simon Tedeschi.

Location

Auditorium

Running Time

Approx. 1 hr 30 mins (incl interval)

Schedule of Shows
  • Saturday 24 September, 8pm
Prices
  • Member/Group 8+/U30: $50
  • Adult: $55
  • Concession: $52.50
  • Child: $45

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Pre-show Dinner

Two Course: $52
Two Course Member: $49
Three Course: $65
Three Course Member: $60

Please Note

WHEN CAN YOU BOOK?

Exclusive Member Booking Period begins:
Friday 10 December, 10am
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General Public On Sale:
Wednesday 15 December, 10am

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Start your night out with a unique dining experience in the Gallery before the show! Pre-book a meal with your ticket and access a special two or three- course dining menu. All meals are prepared by our talented chef, showcasing seasonal Shoalhaven produce.

Dinner commences two hours before the show, please be seated no later than 1.5 hours before the show. Pre-show dining bookings close one week before the event. Book early to avoid missing out.

Otherwise, light refreshments are available from Encore Café and bar, one hour before show time

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Ticket Transaction Fees

  • Counter Sales: no transaction fee 
  • Online Bookings: $2.65 per transaction 
  • Telephone Bookings: $6.10 per transaction 
  • Postage (if required): $5.20 per order

Booking terms and conditions

Ticket Refunds, Exchanges and Right of Refusal

The Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre abides by the Live Performance Australia, Code of Practice for the Ticketing of Live Entertainment in Australia. Tickets for a future performance can usually be exchanged for another performance of that show, subject to availability and payment of any ticket price difference. Management has the right to refuse any ticket exchanges. Refunds are generally not available except under exceptional circumstances outlined in the Live Performance Australia Code of Practice for Ticketing. Click here for the Code.

⇒ Further Terms & Conditions for Refunds & Exchanges related to COVID-19 may apply, read them here.

Discounts

BABES IN ARMS
Babies are not generally admitted into shows other than those targeted at children 2-8 yrs. In this case, children under 2 and with an adult will be admitted for free in most cases accordingly. Babes in arms count toward the venue seating capacity under COVID-19 restrictions and must be declared when booking. Please check show page for special conditions that may apply. 

CHILDREN
We love kids here at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre! When available children aged from 2-18 years can access kids’ discounts. Please check show page for special conditions that may apply.

STUDENTS
If you’re currently studying full time and older than 12 years you’re entitled to our student discount rate. Just remember, the Box Office will ask for proof of full-time study. From time to time, we have other special deals for students so keep a look out for advertising or ask at the Box Office for more details. 

PENSIONER CONCESSION AND SENIORS’ CARD HOLDERS
Discounted prices are available for selected shows for Pensioner Concession Card holders and Seniors’ Card holders. 

CONCESSION DISCOUNTS FOR CHILDREN’S SHOWS
For children’s shows where there is a Student Group price, the concession price only applies to Pensioners and Seniors, a single student/child must pay the regular price. Proof of entitlement must be included when booking and may be requested prior to admission.

UNDER 30 TICKETS
Discounted prices are available for some performances. Refer to the event page on this website for pricing if offered. Tickets are not available online and can only be purchased in person with presentation of identification.

Rights of Entry

COVID-19 CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

The Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre is registered as a COVIDSafe venue and requires all patrons to adhere to the related conditions of entry outlined here.

GENERAL RIGHTS OF ENTRY

LATECOMERS
If you arrive late, and the show has already started, there is every chance, depending on the show, that you will be refused entry or you might not be able to go in until there is a break in the program, such as intermission. 

CAMERAS AND RECORDING EQUIPMENT
Due to copyright requirements and to ensure an enjoyable experience for all patrons, cameras and recording equipment are not permitted in the Studio and Auditorium. 

MOBILE PHONES
Out of consideration to the artists and fellow patrons, please switch mobile phones, audible paging devices and alarm watches off while in the Studio and Auditorium. 

STANDING IN SEATS
Anyone who has purchased a seat should be considerate of other people. Please don’t stand in your seat - the person behind you can’t see. If you continue to stand up after you have been asked to sit, you may be asked to leave the theatre by security. 

ZERO TOLERANCE
Be responsible and we can all have fun. Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre has a zero tolerance when it comes to the use of drugs and the abuse of alcohol. Anyone who we believe is under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol will be asked to leave the Centre or be subject to police action.

SMOKING
Smoking is not allowed anywhere in the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre or within 10 metres of the building. 

DRESS CODE
Remember… be cool but be tidy. Anyone who visits the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre dressed in bare feet, dirty clothes, inappropriate or offensive clothing will not be let in. We also can’t let you wear fashion hats, hoods, caps or headgear (excluding religious garments) into our theatres.