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Imaginations: Matt Withers and Acacia Quartet
2 September 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
Imaginations: Matt Withers & Acacia Quartet will bring you a collection of the most exciting Australian works for the fusion of classical guitar and string quartet.
Hear the winning works of the 2018 Matt Withers Australian Music Composition Competition as the ensemble perform alongside inspirational artworks by Queensland-based artist, Sue Needham.
Richard Charlton, Robert Davidson and the late Phillip Houghton are three of Australia’s most respected composers whose music will surely inspire, move and entertain.
This is your unique opportunity to hear the dynamic virtuosity of the combined forces of Acacia Quartet and Matt Withers in this dazzling collaboration.
In just eight years Acacia Quartet has won great respect for their versatile and inventive programs which couple established repertoire with the unorthodox.
Matt Withers – Australian Guitarist, is an ambassador for Australian music, a well-established classical guitar pedagogue, performer and role model for musicians around Australia.
Each of their multiple recordings regularly feature on the likes of ABC Classic FM and in the Top-Ten Classical iTunes Charts and together, their collaboration of guitar and string quartet has garnered excitement and hype across the country.
Their ‘Imaginations’ tour program will soon be recorded and licenced for digital distribution by ABC Classics.