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Australia Ensemble: Postcards

14 October @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEDT

Tickets: $50/$38/$30/$15

Around the world in 80 minutes! The Ensemble will be sending postcards from Bali in Peter Sculthorpe’s wonderful work for wind quintet and percussion Tabuh Tabuhan, as well as the streetscapes of Argentina in Miguel del Aguila’s rhythmically-charged Salon Buenos Aires via more tranquil journeys with subtle Jewish inflections in Ernst Bloch’s Paysages.

The season ends on a festive note with Tchaikovsky’s glorious string sextet Souvenir de Florence.

Artistic Chair: Paul Stanhope

Artists:
Dene Olding (violin)
Dimity Hall (violin)
Irina Morozova (viola)
Julian Smiles (cello)
Ian Munro (piano)
Geoffrey Collins (flute)
David Griffiths (clarinet)
Huw Jones (Guest Artist: oboe)
Andrew Barnes (Guest Artist: bassoon)
Robert Johnson (Guest Artist: French horn)
Tobias Breider (Guest Artist: viola)
Umberto Clerici (Guest Artist: cello)
Joshua Hill (Guest Artist: percussion)
Tim Constable (Guest Artist: percussion)

Program:
Peter Sculthorpe (1929-2014): Tabuh tabuhan (1968) for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon and percussion
Ernest Bloch (1880-1959): Paysages (1925) for string quartet
Miguel del Aguila (b 1957): Salon Buenos Aires Op.84 (2005)
Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893): Souvenir de Florence Op.70 (1890) for string sextet

“What I like about the Australia Ensemble is the variety in every program.”
– Jacqui Smith, ClassikON March 2016

 

Venue

UNSW: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, Kensington
High St & Wansey Rd
Kensington, NSW 2052 Australia