A Hall for All published by UQP 2023

Peter is excited to announce the imminent release of ‘A Hall for All: Celebrating The University of Queensland’s Mayne Hall’. This is his sixth book based on his ongoing research into Queensland’s cultural history. UQP (University of Queensland Press) has published this ‘lively and timely history’ during the fiftieth anniversary year of the opening of […]

Peter has a longstanding fascination for baroque music and its performance on historical instruments. His recent acquisition of a fine locally-built harpsichord has re-ignited this interest in terms of planning some special concerts. The next such event is a recital of chamber string and vocal repertoire, entitled ‘JS Bach and His Circle’. The music of […]

Special announcement: Peter’s next book will be published by University of Queensland Press. This means his research on Mayne Hall will culminate within the building’s 50th anniversary year. The book’s release date is likely to be during October 2023 – further details will be provided when available. The exact anniversary of the official opening of  […]

Peter is the recipient of two major awards for his next major research project relating to Queensland’s cultural heritage. He is the 2022 winner of the Lord Mayor’s Helen Taylor Research Award for Local History. Valued at $20,000, this award provides funds towards both the research and publication of some major outcomes. In addition, Peter […]

2012 Crossbows Festival with pianist Peter Roennfeldt

Milestones and Miniatures is the title of Peter’s next chamber music recital. The performance takes place at the Basil Jones Orchestral Hall of Queensland Conservatorium GriffithUniversity, 140 Grey Street South Bank, on Sunday 29 May at 3pm. Bookings open now at QTIX The program features Peter’s Streicher piano, which was built in Vienna in 1843. […]

Rediscovered Voices featuring Amy Beach c1900

  Rediscovered Voices is the title of Peter’s first concerts for 2022. Soirées Musicales presents two performances of this program, on Friday 13 May at 7.30pm and Sunday 15 May at 4pm. The Chambers at Somerville House in South Brisbane provides the ideal venue. This ensemble’s performances are distinctive for the combination of elegant music and […]

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