[PianoLab] FLIGHT by Vivian Choi Milton


14 June

7.00pm - 8.30pm

Internationally acclaimed Vivian Choi Milton debuts at ILA to celebrate the return of PianoLab.

Described as ‘an exemplar of the modern global pianist’, Vivian Choi Milton presents a bird’s eye view of piano music via Franz Liszt, Olivier Messiaen, and Kate Moore. Three composers that revel in birdsong, and so enliven the concert with scenes and sounds of flight.

Additional visuals provided by The Lab across 50sq metres of immersive LED screens will take the audience on an accompanying journey through each composition, promising an outstanding experience with one of Australia’s most talented pianists.

Includes an overview of PianoLab from co-curators Benjamin Nicholls and Lewis Godwin plus an introduction to the festival by Director of the Elder Conservatorium of Music, Anna Goldsworthy. 

Franz Liszt 

Deux Légendes

Olivier Messiaen

Selections from Vingt Regards sur l’enfant-Jésus, nos.1,8,10,11,12,13

Kate Moore 

Spin Bird


PianoLab is a two-day festival that defies boundaries, reimagining both the piano and the recital within the immersive digital setting of ILA.  

In this second iteration of the festival, PianoLab 2024 explores the relationship between nineteenth-century instrumentation, twenty-first-century technology, and creative new ideas.   

Co-curated by ILA Creative Producer Lewis Godwin and South Australian composer and pianist, Benjamin Nicholls. 

Click here to see the official 2024 digital program. 


Per Event:
Full Price: $35+ BF ($45 on the door)

Student Price: $25 + BF ($35 on the door)

The Lab Pass:
$90 + BF (includes entry to 3 x performances at The Lab)

The Studio Pass:
$60 + BF (includes entry to 2 x performances at The Light Room)

Click here to see the full program.

PianoLab is an all ages event, however attendees under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

This event is made possible with generous support from

We also thank Australian Piano Warehouse, the Elder Conservatorium and Recitals Australia for their support

Tickets: $35


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