Alethea Coombe

Alethea Coombe

Violinist Alethea Coombe has performed with internationally acclaimed ensembles ELISION, eighth blackbird and Ensemble Interface, and has performed at soundSCAPE (Italy), Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival (Finland), the International Summer Course for New Music at Darmstadt (Germany) and the Australian Festival of Chamber Music (Townsville).

A diverse musician, Alethea has played with Canberra Symphony Orchestra and the Musician Project, and has performed at MONA, The Unconformity, Dark Mofo, the Festival of Voices, the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, Creative Island – UNDISCIPLINED, Visual Bulk, the Academy Gallery Inveresk, and the Sepulchre. Recently, Alethea has and continues to organise concerts at the Moonah Arts Centre, and has featured as soloist with the Melbourne Metropolitan Sinfonietta premiering Michael Mathieson-Sandars’ violin concerto, Jongleur Histories, which was written for her.

Alethea is collaborating with Lucy Bleach on Variation 3 for Variations on an Energetic Field at the PCYC, and will be performing at scheduled times throughout the festival—see program for details.

Festival venues

  • Town Centre, corner Orr and McNamara St
  • Crib Lane, Little Orr St
  • The Paragon Theatre, 11 McNamara St
  • 20 Orr St
  • Queenstown Medical Union, 25 Cutten St
  • CWA Hall, 35 Cutten St
  • Cutten St Playground
  • West Coast Wilderness Railway and Tracks Cafe
  • Q Bank Gallery, 37 Orr St
  • QBar, 33 Orr St
  • Old Larq Gallery, 8 Hunter St
  • Old Evans Store, 24 Stitcht St
  • Galley Museum, 1/7 Driffield St
  • Scout Hall, 15 Bowes St
  • Queen River Footbridge
  • Passion Park, on The Esplanade
  • Penghana House, 32 Esplanade
  • Old Limestone Quarry, 9 Penghana Rd
  • Football Ground