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ACO : Dean's Electric preludes and Tognetti's Mozart


ACO : Dean's Electric preludes and Tognetti's Mozart

  • Date: Saturday, 2 February 2013, 8pm
  • Venue: Llewellyn Hall ANU School of Music — School of Music, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
  • Tickets: Adults: from $45 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 1800 444 444

Event Details

Australian composer Brett Dean received one of the world’s most prestigious composition prizes, the Grawemeyer Award, for his violin concerto, so we await his electric violin concerto for Richard Tognetti with much anticipation.

The opportunity to hear Richard Tognetti perform one of Mozart’s enchanting, theatrical violin concertos is not to be missed. Tognetti’s Mozart recordings have been singled out by critics internationally as arguably the best on offer. “Tognetti and his fellow musicians bring this music to life in ways I hadn’t previously imagined.” MusicWeb International “I can think of few other recordings of these pieces that so consistently grab the listener’s attention.” International Record Review Mozart's Symphony No.25 is the dramatic opening music in the film Amadeus and was inspired by Haydn's thrilling Sturm und Drang symphonies, such as No.49.

Featured non-Australian music: HAYDN Symphony No.49, “La passione”, MOZART Violin Concerto No.3, MOZART Symphony No.25

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website

Featured Australian Works

Digital sheet music sample Electric preludes : music for 6-string electric violin and strings (2012) by Brett Dean — Australian premiere
— performed by Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti and Brett Dean

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