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Visions of Childhood

Event

Visions of Childhood

  • Date: Saturday, 10 October 2015, 2pm
  • Venue: Reardon Theatre — 35 Bank St, Port Fairy, VIC
  • Series: This event is part of the Port Fairy Spring Music Festival 2015 series
  • Tickets: Full: $30 | Concession: $23 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 5568 3030

Event Details

ARCADIA WIND QUINTET
KIRAN PHATAK / flute
DAVID REICHELT / oboe
LLOYD VAN’T HOFF / clarinet
MATTHEW KNEALE / bassoon
RACHEL SHAW / french horn

TROIS PIECES BREVES / Jacques Ibert
MA MERE L’OYE / Ravel/ Linkermann
JASPER AND CHARLIE / Paul Dean
SORCERER’S APPRENTICE / Paul Dukas

“The Arcadias were a festival highlight, bursting with sonic potential.”– Sydney Morning Herald

This French inspired program offers a series of visions of childhood, including the public premiere of a brand new work by the Quintet’s beloved mentor composer Paul Dean, Jasper and Charlie, inspired by Craig Silvey’s novel Jasper Jones. Included in the program is a definitive version of childhood visions, but in a form never previously heard at the Port Fairy Spring Music Festival: Ravel’s Mother Goose suite, arranged for wind quintet by Joachim Linckelmann.

The Arcadia Quintet is fast emerging as one of the most exciting chamber music groups in Australia. It was formed in 2013 at the Australian National Academy of Music, and several of its members may be familiar to Festival audiences from previous appearances as students of ANAM. The group is now garnering wide acclaim as a professional ensemble, with festival invitations around the country throughout 2015.

*Premiere performance commissioned by Peter Jopling AM QC.

Featured non-Australian music: Jacques Ibert, Linkermann, Paul Dukas

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (03) 5568 3030 or by email to contact@portfairyspringfest.com.au

Featured Australian Works

Jasper and Charlie : wind quintet by Paul Dean
— performed by Arcadia Wind Quintet

Featured artists

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