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Takács Quartet - Vine


Takács Quartet - Vine

  • Date: Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 7pm
  • Venue: Elisabeth Murdoch Hall — Melbourne Recital Centre, Cnr Southbank Blvd & Sturt St, Southbank, VIC
  • Series: This event is part of the Musica Viva International Concert Season 2017 series
  • Tickets: Adult: $56 - $143 | Concession: $49 - $125 | Under 30: $30 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 1800 688 482

Event Details

The secret behind the enduring love affair between this world-renowned ensemble and its Australian public is both the simplest and hardest thing about chamber music: the interplay between four very different creative personalities. Hear the Takács Quartet meld their sound into amazing unity in classics by Haydn and Dvorak, and a world premiere by Carl Vine.



HAYDN String Quartet in D major, op 76 no 5 ‘Largo’
VINE String Quartet no 6 ‘Child’s Play’ (2017) (World Premiere Tour)*
DVOŘÁK String Quartet no 14, op 105

*This work was commissioned for Musica Viva Australia with support from Michael and Frédérique Katz, The Seattle Commissioning Club, and Carnegie Hall.

Featured non-Australian music: Haydn, Dvorak

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 8394 6666 or by email to contact@musicaviva.com.au

Featured Australian Works

Digital sheet music sample String quartet no. 6 : Child's play : string quartet (2017) by Carl Vine
— performed by Takacs Quartet

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