Cook & Co. "Say it with Music"

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Creative and innovative, illuminating the many connections music brings, Cook & Co.'s first collaboration with the Monash Gallery of Art last July was no exception. The concept of the event, "Say it with Music", was inspired by the scene in Mary Poppins where Mary, Bert and the children jump into a chalk drawing and have a lovely adventure. The pictures, in this case, were the amazing photographs by Anton Bruehl listed below; each picture matched with an adventure in music delivered in inimitable Cook & Co. style by soprano: Theresa Borg, clarinetist/saxophonist: Jason Xanthoudakis, percussionist: Hugh Tidy and pianist: Janis Cook.

Photograph - Music

  • Zeigfield Follies - Say it with Music Irving Berlin medley
  • Artie Shaw - Clarinet Concerto by Artie Shaw
  • Mexican photos - Estrellita, Armando's Rumba
  • Carmen Miranda - A tribute to Carmen Miranda
  • Ballet Russe - Invitation to the Dance (Spectre de la Rose) by Weber
  • Cast of Carousel - medley from Carousel
  • Cast of Porgy and Bess - Encore: Dere's a Boat dat's Leavin' soon for New York


Renowned for fine musicians and creative artistry, Cook & Co concerts are tailored events which have become popular with those who enjoy inspiring music in a relaxed format.