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AYO String Quartet


AYO String Quartet

  • Date: Saturday, 9 April 2011, 2pm
  • Venue: Castlemaine Baptist Church — Castlemaine, VIC
  • Series: This event is part of the Castlemaine State Festival series
  • Tickets: $22 / $20

Event Details

The Australian Youth Orchestra (AYO) has a well-earned reputation as one of the world’s most prestigious and innovative organisations for young pre-professional classical musicians. During the 2011 Castlemaine State Festival, the AYO will be conducting their AYO Ensemble in Residence, and producing a music program in response to this residency experience.

The AYO Ensemble in Residence will also include a mentorship of Castlemaine Secondary College musicians in collaboration with Richard Gill, the Music Director of Victorian Opera.

HAYDN – String Quartet in G major, Op.76, No.1

Richard MEALE – Cantilena Pacifica from String Quartet No.2

PURCELL – A selection of Fantasias written for viols

SHOSTAKOVICH – String Quartet No.3 in F major, Op.73

Featured non-Australian music: Shostakovich, Haydn, Purcell

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website

Featured Australian Works

String quartet no. 2 : string quartet (1980) [Cantilena Pacifica] by Richard Meale
— performed by Australian Youth Orchestra String Quartet

Featured artists

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