Atticus - a string quartet for the 21st century
- Date: Monday, 28 March 2011, 7:30pm
- Venue: fortyfivedownstairs — 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, VIC
- Tickets: Adults: $15 | Children: $10 | Concession: $10 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 0396 629 966
Atticus is a string quartet dedicated to the highest quality performance of the world’s finest new music. This new ensemble seeks to create a forum for the creation and performance of challenging new work and rarely performed seminal works, through collaboration, amplification and the exploration of the timbral and physical possibilities of the string quartet.
Atticus's debut concert program includes Liza Lim's Hell, the world premiere of Shaun Rigney's The Circular Ruins, Wally Gunn's Skin & Bone and Helmut Lachenmann's Streichequartette No.3 'Grido'.
Performers: Zachary Johnston & Lizzy Welsh - violins, Phoebe Green - viola, Judith Hamann - cello
Featured non-Australian music: Helmut Lachenmann String Quartet No.3 'Grido'
Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on 0396 629 966
Featured Australian Works
|Hell : string quartet (1992) by Liza Lim — Australian premiere|
— performed by Atticus String Quartet
|Sking & Bone by Wally Gunn|
|The Circular Ruin by Shaun Rigney — World premiere|
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