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Diana Doherty & Streeton Trio

Event

Diana Doherty & Streeton Trio

  • Date: Thursday, 11 March 2021, 7:30pm
  • Venue: Newcastle City Hall — 290 King St, Newcastle, NSW
  • Series: This event is part of the Musica Viva International Concert Season 2021 series
  • Tickets: Adult: $77 - $102 | Concession: $67 - $89 | Under 40 (ID req.): $40 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 1800 688 482

Event Details

Acclaimed worldwide for her unparalleled command of a famously tricky instrument, Sydney oboist Diana Doherty makes a rare national tour in 2021. Diana’s delicious, eyes-alight style of performance finds a joyous match with her friends, the Streeton Trio, performing with Diana and alone in masterpieces of the repertory.

Chamber music for oboe quartet is relatively rare, so this is a unique opportunity to experience this appealing combination in two works. The first is by Martinů, a genial, airy piece, deceptively well-crafted, hinting at his habit of composing while out for a walk. The second is a world premiere by Western Australia’s Lachlan Skipworth, described by The Australian as possessing a ‘rare gift as a melodist’. His new Oboe Quartet is a musical portrait of the couple in whose memory it was commissioned. It reflects their shared love of Bach, their hobbies, and characters, in its vibrant colours, interlaced lines and lively textures. Anne and Alan Blanckensee are part of Musica Viva’s history and it is a joy to bring this work to the stage.

DIANA DOHERTY OBOE
EMMA JARDINE VIOLIN
UMBERTO CLERICI CELLO
BENJAMIN KOPP PIANO

Online concert

On 8 March, enjoy the live streamed Diana Doherty and Streeton Trio concert at Sydney's City Recital Hall from the comfort of your own home. Tickets available now.

Program

MARTINÅ® Quartet for Oboe, Violin, Cello and Piano, H. 315 (1947)
SMETANA Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 15 (1855)
SKIPWORTH Oboe Quartet (2020)*

*Commissioned for Musica Viva Australia in memory of Anne and Alan Blanckensee, by their son Andrew, family and friends. World premiere performances. 

Diana Doherty appears courtesy of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

Featured non-Australian music: Martinu, Smetana

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by email to boxoffice@musicaviva.com.au

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