Robert Chamberlain

Robert Chamberlain studied in Melbourne with Max Cooke, in Vienna with David Lutz and Igo Koch, and at the Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada, where he coached with distinguished artists including John Perry, Peter Donohoe, Janos Starker and Lorand Fenyves.

A partner in the Melbourne-based Team of Pianists his performing schedule includes radio broadcasts, studio and compact disc recordings and concerts, often with instrumentalists and singers. He has recently recorded repertoire ranging from Haydn and Liszt to contemporary Australian works for the Team of Pianists' CDs, and is the pianist in works by Greig, Neilson, Kreisler and Heim on the recently released CD Marina Marsden Violin Recital. In June 1995 he will record with Marina Marsden and colleague Darryl Coote for the Team of Pianists' sixth CD, Homage to Brahms.

Robert Chamberlain is an active teacher, both privately and as a Gardiner Teaching Fellow at the University of Melbourne Faculty of Music, and in the Department of Music at Monash University.

Performing as Team of Pianists

Acclaimed both for its high standards of artistry and professionalism, the Melbourne-based Team of Pianists has captivated audiences in Australia and overseas for nearly twenty years.


Performer: Piano

An eminently listenable collection of piano pieces written for four and six hands. An exciting, romantic, all stops out tour-de-force!

Peter Sculthorpe: Piano Music

Performer: Piano

30 years of piano music by Peter Sculthorpe, one of Australia's finest composers. With exemplary performances by The Team of Pianists, Michael Hannan and Sculthorpe himself.

New Norcia: A Spanish Rhapsody

Performer: Piano

Presented by Australia's renowned Team of Pianists, New Norcia: A Spanish Rhapsody reflects the blending of Spanish and Australian cultures, both in the New Norcia community and in the selection of works on the disc.

Team of Pianists presents the Schimmel K 256

Performer: Piano

Music by Brahms, Chopin, Debussy, Sain-Saens, Schumann, Gottschalk and Vine to demonstrate the new Schimmel K 256 concert grand.

Worlds Apart

Performer: Piano

'Worlds Apart' features works for piano duet, two and three pianos from both ends of the globe. Includes the first Australian recording of the Bruch 'Concerto for two pianos and orchestra'.

Homage to Brahms

Performer: Piano

A beautiful CD paying homage to the works of Brahms.

Mozart at Melbourne

Performer: Piano

Works by Mozart for piano and violin, two pianos, piano duet, and piano solo performed by members of The Team of Pianists.



The Team of Pianists present a programme of excellent piano works for solo, duo and two pianos.

Pianists of Excellence

Performer: Piano

The Team of Pianists has achieved acclaim throughout Europe and Australia for their vitality and freshness in technique. Features solo, duo and two piano works Haydn, Schubert, Schumann, Chopin, Brahms and Sculthorpe.

Robert Chamberlain also appears on

Peter Sculthorpe


A retrospective compilation of some of the highlights of the music of the late Peter Sculthorpe. Many favourites are included.


Performer: Piano

The album explores the many combinations throat singing can be presented with. Dean Frenkel has combined his throat singing with a 27 piece childrens choir, guitar and mandolin, with Australian birds, with contemporary piano, in duet with vibraphone, and with a female vocal duo in song format.

Hard Chamber

Performer: Piano

A retrospective collection of chamber works by leading Melbourne contemporary composer, Thomas Reiner. Features soloists from Monash University and ensemble re-sound.

The Marvellous World of George Dreyfus, Volume 2

Performer: Piano

The second volume of marvellous music from one of Australia's favourite composers, George Dreyfus. This album provides a great insight into Dreyfus' multifaceted talents.

Phoenix Songs

Performer: Piano

Like the phoenix 'rising from the ashes', the recorder is presently enjoying somewhat of a renaissance itself. Six of Australia's well-known contemporary composers pair the recorder with piano, harpsichord, voice and live electronics.