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Acacia Quartet

Event

Acacia Quartet

  • Date: Sunday, 18 November 2018, 3pm
  • Venue: The Independent Theatre — 269 Miller St, North Sydney, NSW
  • Tickets: Adult: $50 | Concession: $35 | Student: $25 | Child under 12: $20

Event Details

La Malinconia

Ludwig van Beethoven's String Quartet Op. 18/6 is the last of a set of six string quartets, making up Op. 18. They got commissioned by Prince Lobkowitz and No. 6 became famous for the harmonic spectrum in its La Malinconia movement, never heard at the time before. Gordon Kerry's String Quartet No. 5, a new Australian work, is featuring various hymns and nature descriptions. The program will finish with Antonín Dvorák's famous String Quartet No. 12, Op. 96, 'American'. Dvorák wrote this wonderful piece during the summer of 1893, while being on vacation in Spillville, Iowa and it cleary shows African-American influences.

Featured non-Australian music: Beethoven, Dvorak

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 9409 4462

Featured Australian Works

String quartet No 5 : string quartet by Gordon Kerry
— performed by Acacia Quartet

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