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Dunkeld Festival Of Music

Dunkeld Festival of Music

The Dunkeld Festival of Music is where those interested in fine wine and chamber music can come together to enjoy both in the beautiful Grampians region.

The festival is held over three days in Dunkeld, a small town located south of the Grampians region and just 20 minutes east of Hamilton.

Dunkeld Festival of Music 2024 Dates, Ticket Prices & Program Schedule

Over three incredible days in the heart of Victoria’s Southern Grampians, you are taken on a journey into the world of some of the greatest music for keyboard instruments and string quartets. Acclaimed baroque and classical specialsist Erin Helyard joins as guest artist for works featuring piano, harpsichord and organ.

With intimate concerts in the charming Mt Sturgeon Woolshed, Myers’ Gallery and Myers’ Library, and the warm hospitality of the iconic Royal Mail Hotel, tickets to this festival are always in high demand.

Dunkeld is a truly magical regional environment on the incredible lands of the Djab Wurrung people of the Southern Grampians. It lends a rare quality to this highly sought-after highlight of their annual calendar.

The ticket packages include:
– Admission to all concerts
– Picnic lunch, festival dinner and pre-concert drinks
– Fine wines from Voyager Estate
– Access to the Myers’ Macarthur Street Garden across the festival
– Souvenir program and guide to the weekend

The Program Highlights Include:
GRIEG: String Quartet No.1 in G minor
BACH: Harpsichord Concerto No.1 in D minor, BWV 1052 (arranged for harpsichord and string quartet)
FANNY MENDELSSOHN HENSEL: String Quartet in E-flat Major
MOZART: Piano Concerto No.14 in E-flat Major, K.449 (arranged for piano and string quartet)
HANDEL: Organ Concerto in G minor, Op.4 No.3, HWV.291 (arranged for organ and string quartet)

Accommodation should be booked by patrons ahead of the event. Accommodation options are limited in the area, so it is advised that it is secured at the same time as you make your booking. The preferred accommodation supplier in town is the Royal Mail Hotel.

Dunkeld is a truly magical regional environment within the Southern Grampians and lends a unique charm to this sought-after highlight of the ASQ’s touring calendar.


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    • Hi Patrina,

      I have checked the Australian String Quartet’s website and it states the dates of the 2019 festival is on 5–7 April and 7–9 April.

      There is no information listed in regards to ticket pricing but if the $70 from 2018 is any indication, you’d expect them to either be the same or slightly increased.

      If you require any more information, please give them a call on 1800 040 444, or email [email protected].


  • How do I book for the Dunkeld Music Festival 2018? This would be our first time.
    Friends from Adelaide who go every year have recommended it .We have stayed several times at the Royal Mail Hotel enroute to or from Melbourne and Adelaide.
    We are great music too.
    Kind regards Debelle

    • Hi Pamela,

      Thanks for reaching out to us. It looks like the dates have been confirmed for 2018 as Friday the 13th – Tuesday the 17th of April 2018.

      The organisers use a bit of an ‘old school’ system where you can fill out a booking form and then send via email or mail to the organisers. You can find the page for 2017 here, hopefully they update the new forms for the 2018 festival on the same web page. Otherwise, you can register your interest with them by calling 1800 040 444.

      As for accommodation, you can browse through the options for Dunkeld here. If you are after the Royal Mail Hotel try the link here. It looks like some nights are booked out over that weekend, so book fast if you want to stay there again.

      Kind regards,

What date is the Dunkeld Festival of Music?
What time is the Dunkeld Festival of Music?
Fri 12 - Sun 14 April 2024
Sun 14 - Tue 16 April 2024

Day One
8pm: Opening Concert at the Myers’ Library

Day Two
11am: Morning Concert at the Myers’ Library
12:30pm: Picnic lunch at the Myers’ Macarthur Street Garden
2pm: Afternoon Concert at Mt Sturgeon Woolshed
5:45pm: Pre-concert drinks in the Myers’ Macarthur Street Garden
6:30pm: Evening Concert at the Myers’ Gallery
8pm: Festival Dinner at Sterling Place, Dunkeld Community Centre

Day Three
10:30am: Finale Concert at the Myers’ Library

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Myer's Library Myers’ Macarthur Street Garden Mt Sturgeon Woolshed Myers’ Gallery Dunkeld Community Centre, Dunkeld, VIC

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