Out of the Shadows: Closing Finale Concert

Out of the Shadows is honoured to close the Festival with the Goldner String Quartet, Australia’s premiere chamber music ensemble. Named after Richard Goldner, Viennese Jewish refugee and founder of Musica Viva, the quartet will perform two master compositions: Mendelssohn’s…

 
Out of the Shadows : Lunchbreak Concert 4 The Power Of Three

Profound and deeply moving, recent graduates of the Sydney Conservatorium perform a concert of string music composed in extremis. The first two movements of Georg Tintner’s Fugal Moods were written in flight from Vienna to Auckland via London. Walter Wurzburger’s String Trio…

 
Out of the Shadows : Lunchbreak Concert 3 The Power Of Breathe

Directed by Roger Benedict, the SSO Fellows present a concert of wind music composed in Australia by German-Jewish composers. Walter Wurzburger’s Wind Quintet was written in 1946, while the composer was completing his music degree at the Melba Conservatorium of…

 
Out of the Shadows : Lunchbreak Concert 2 The Power Of Song

Interned in Singapore as “enemy aliens”, Werner Baer and Walter Wurzburger were locked up in the Tatura Detention camp for two years. George Pikler survived Japanese internment in Java, while Georg Tintner was falsely accused of being a German spy…

 
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