Flinders Quartet in Hobart with Timo-Veikko Valve

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Date: 15/06/2017

Starting at: 8:00 PM

Venue: Hobart Town Hall (50 Macquarie Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000)

Event summary:


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This superb concert brings together one of the world’s leading cellists and Australia’s best-loved chamber music ensemble.
Now in its second decade, the Flinders Quartet is in great demand for festivals throughout Australia and is a warm favourite among Musica Viva audiences. Timo-Veikko ‘Tipi’ Valve is one of the most versatile musicians of his generation. In 2006, he was appointed Principal Cello of the Australian Chamber Orchestra, and he curates the ACO’s chamber music series in Sydney.

Program:

  • PETER SCULTHORPE – String quartet no 18
  • LUIGI BOCCHERINI – String quintet in D major, Fandango
  • FRANZ SCHUBERT – String quintet in C major, D 956

Peter Sculthorpe’s eighteenth string quartet was his last, premiering on the composer’s 81st birthday. The many long, drone-like notes, written with the didjeridu in mind, seem to magically evoke the Australian landscape. From there, we are cast back to late 18th-century Spain and the joyous, infectious rhythms of Boccherini’s ‘Fandango’ quintet, complete with castanets. It will have you dancing in the aisles. Schubert’s last chamber work, the sublime String quintet in C major, brings a complete change of mood. Widely regarded as one of the greatest of all chamber music compositions, it is, by turns, dramatic, heroic and filled with longing.

Artists:

  • NICHOLAS WATERS, Violin
  • SHANE CHEN, Violin
  • HELEN IRELAND, Viola
  • ZOE KNIGHTON, Cello
  • TIMO-VEIKKO VALVE, Cello

[The Flinders Quartet’s] shading, rhythmic pliability and tautness of ensemble are impeccable.
– Limelight Magazine



Tickets will be available for purchase at the venue 30 minutes prior to the performance.

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