Firebird Trio - Faust and Love
- Date: Wednesday, 3 July 2013, 7pm
- Venue: Salon - Melbourne Recital Centre — Cnr Southbank Blvd & Sturt St, Southbank, VIC
- Tickets: Adults: $45 | Children: $15 | Concession: $35 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 0396 993 333
Firebird Trio soars to the love episode of Goethe's Faust. In 'Gretchen: Faust and Love', Haydn's humourous Trio in E flat is followed by Benjamin Martin's arrangement of Liszt's Gretchen - the slow movement to his Faust Symphony - a work of great emotive power which greatly influenced Wagner, among others. The Faustian theme continues with Andrian Pertout's illuminating version of Girl of My Dreams and finishes with Beethoven's sublime Ghost Trio.
"An ensemble of immense energy and focus" - The Australian
FIREBIRD TRIO: Benjamin Martin - piano, Roger Jonsson - violin, Josephine Vains - cello
Featured non-Australian music: Beethoven - Ghost Trio in D major, Haydn - Trio in e flat Hob XV:29
Featured Australian Works
|Un brillo en la oscuridad : for piano trio (2013) by Andrián Pertout — World premiere|
— performed by Firebird Trio
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