Omega Ensemble | Ex Machina

Sydney Opera House Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000, Sydney, New South Wales

Aaron Copland’s thrilling Sextet started life as his Second Symphony. However, following its premiere, the work was avoided by orchestras due to its complexity. Out of frustration, Copland re-wrote the work for sextet in the hope that more ambitious chamber ensembles would take up the challenge. This program of music from important American voices presents…

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Recurring

Omega Ensemble | Melodies and Melodrama

Sydney Opera House Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000, Sydney, New South Wales

The mighty music of Brahms was a great influence on the lesser known Hungarian composer Ernö Dohnányi. While Brahms’ brooding Piano Quartet No.1 (notably premiered by Clara Schumann) may at first appear restrained compared to the decadence of Dohnányi’s colossal Sextet, the soaring melodies and sumptuous texture in both works are imbued with equal romantic…

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