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The Bourbaki Ensemble : serenades and elegies - music for strings

Event

The Bourbaki Ensemble : serenades and elegies - music for strings

  • Date: Sunday, 2 August 2009, 2:30pm
  • Venue: St Stephen's Church, Newtown — 189 Church St, Newtown, NSW
  • Tickets: Adults: $20Children: $15 Concession: $15 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 0433 074 322

Event Details

World premiere performances of Phillip Wilcher's The Flautist's Pavane and Into His Countenance. The latter, written in memory of the composer's mother, was recorded last year and released on the Bourbaki CD Mozart in Love. Elgar's expressively sombre Elegy for string orchestra is among the finest of his shorter works. Featuring vivacious Czech rhythms, enticing melodies and an elegant waltz, Dvorak's Serenade is one of his masterpieces, and arguably the best loved string work of the nineteenth century. The concert begins with the seventh of the dozen or so astonishingly accomplished string symphonies by the teenaged Felix Mendelssohn.

Featured non-Australian music: Dvorak, Mendelssohn, Elgar

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on 0433 074 322 or by email to ddangell@hotmail.com

Featured Australian Works

Into His countenance (flute with string orchestra) (2005) by Phillip Wilcher
— performed by Bourbaki Ensemble and David Angell
The flautist's pavane (flute with string orchestra) (2009) by Phillip Wilcher
— performed by Amanda Muir, Bourbaki Ensemble and David Angell

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