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Musica Viva: Festival Concert #5

Event

Musica Viva: Festival Concert #5

  • Date: Sunday, 23 April 2017, 11:30am
  • Venue: Verbrugghen Hall — Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Cnr Macquarie St and Bridge St, Sydney, NSW
  • Series: This event is part of the Musica Viva Festival 2017 series
  • Tickets: Adult: $92-$61 | Concession: $81-$54 [multiple ticket and festival passes available] — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 1800 688 482

Event Details

This concert is a blissfully adventurous mix of musical styles. Young Australian Elizabeth Younan brings an edgy spark with her remarkable work for Arcadia Winds, while her compatriot Martin Wesley-Smith is represented by two of his most celebrated works, in dynamic combinations of live and recorded sound. Straight from the French Jazz Age, Poulenc’s toe-tapping Sextet has a classical clarity that sits comfortably alongside Mozart’s mellow Horn Quintet and Beethoven’s gorgeous Cello Sonata.

PROGRAM

MOZART Horn Quintet in E-flat major, K407
WESLEY-SMITH White Knight and Beaver
POULENC Sextet, FP100
YOUNAN Shoreditch Grind*
WESLEY-SMITH For Marimba and Tape
BEETHOVEN Cello Sonata no 3, op 69

FEATURED ARTISTS 

RACHEL SHAW horn
AMY DICKSON saxophone
ARCADIA WINDS
LAMBERT ORKIS 
piano
AMANDA FORSYTH cello
TIMOTHY CONSTABLE percussion

about the festival

Presented in association with the Australian Youth Orchestra and Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Musica Viva's biennial chamber music festival showcases the best local and international chamber music artists in four days of concerts, talks and masterclasses.

Featured non-Australian music: Mozart, Poulenc, Beethoven

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 8394 6666

Featured Australian Works

For marimba and tape (marimba with pre-recorded sound) (1983) by Martin Wesley-Smith
— performed by Timothy Constable
White knight and beaver (duos: saxophone, percussion with pre-recorded sound) by Martin Wesley-Smith
— performed by Timothy Constable and Amy Dickson

Featured artists

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