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QSO: Vine & Villa-Lobos

Event

QSO: Vine & Villa-Lobos

  • Date: Saturday, 6 February 2010, 7pm
  • Venue: The Queensland Symphony Orchestra Studios — 53 Ferry Road, West End, QLD
  • Tickets: $21.75 to $42.25 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Carl Vine is considered one of the greatest and most original Australian composers. Symphony No.4.2, one of his most compelling works, is full of textural and rhythmic contrasts ranging from dominant percussion sections to lush string harmonies.

Villa-Lobos pioneered lush jungle effects in his orchestration and influenced a whole generation of composers including Messiaen. Amazonas conjures up the region and river in a compact tone poem full of colour, light and exotic sounds.

Featured non-Australian music: Villa-Lobos

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

Featured Australian Works

Celebrare celeberrime : a celebration for orchestra (1993) by Carl Vine
— performed by Queensland Symphony Orchestra and Benjamin Northey
Symphony no. 4.2 : full orchestra (1998) by Carl Vine
— performed by Queensland Symphony Orchestra and Benjamin Northey

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