Australian Chamber Orchestra : celebrating 20 years together / Richard Tognetti
Featured Australian works
||Blithe bells (1931) for chamber orchestra
Recorded/performed at: Huntington Music Festival, Mudgee, NSW, on 1 Dec 04.
|Percy Grainger||Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti||4 mins, 19 sec.|
||Irkanda IV (1961) for solo violin, strings & percussion
Recorded/performed at: Eugene Goossens Hall, ABC Centre, Ultimo, Sydney, on Jan 96.
|Peter Sculthorpe||Richard Tognetti, Australian Chamber Orchestra||10 mins, 41 sec.|
||Footwork (2006) for string orchestra
Recorded/performed at: Perth Concert Hall, on 15 Nov 06.
|Roger Smalley||Richard Tognetti, Australian Chamber Orchestra||8 mins, 24 sec.|
Also includes: Works by Beethoven, Vivaldi, Bach, Mendelssohn, Wagner, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Schubert, Haydn and Mozart.
In 2009, the charismatic Australian violinist Richard Tognetti marks his 20th anniversary as Artistic Director and Lead Violin of the Australian Chamber Orchestra. This special 2CD set features highlights from their ARIA-Award-winning releases, as well as live concert selections and some previously unreleased material. The thrilling music-making on this album exemplifies the passion which has made this ensemble Australia’s designated international flagship orchestra.
Duration: 136 min.
Liner notes include biographical notes on performers.
- CD booklet notes: Australian Chamber Orchestra [ABC Classics: 4763304]
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