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AFCM 2017: James Cook University Opening Night Concert - Beginnings


AFCM 2017: James Cook University Opening Night Concert - Beginnings

  • Date: Friday, 28 July 2017, 7:30pm
  • Venue: Townsville Civic Theatre — 41 Boundary Street , South Townsville, QLD
  • Series: This event is part of the Australian Festival of Chamber Music 2017 series
  • Tickets: Adult: $81 | Member: $73 | Concession: $77 | Under 30: $30 [Festival packages/passes avail.] — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Many ‘beginnings’ tonight! It is the Opening of the 2017 AFCM, Piers’ final one. It marks the Festival debut of Poul, Orli, Francis, Henk and Francesca. It features a world premiere by our Composer-in-Residence, played by our Quartet-in-Residence.


Anon 14th century Italian
Anon 12th century English
Edi be thu, heven queene
Anon/Poul Høxbro
The Cursed Dance
Genevieve Lacey (recorder)
Poul Høxbro (frame drum, double pipes and pipe & bones)

WA Mozart
Piano Quartet No.2 in Eb major K493
Orli Shaham (piano)
Jack Liebeck (violin)
Christopher Moore (viola)
Francis Gouton (cello)

Matthew Hindson
String Quartet No.5 (world premiere)
Goldner String Quartet


Antonín Dvořák
from Biblical Songs Op.99
i. Darkness and thunderclouds are round about Him
ii. The Lord is my Shepherd
iii. Hear, oh Lord, my bitter cry

Henk Neven (baritone)
Alice Giles (harp)

Bedřich Smetana
Piano Trio in G minor Op.15
Francesca Dego (violin)
Jiří Bárta (cello)
Piers Lane (piano)

Featured non-Australian music: Mozart, Dvorak, Smetana

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (07) 4771 4144 or by email to info@afcm.com.au

Featured Australian Works

Digital sheet music sample Celebration : String Quartet No. 5 (2017) by Matthew Hindson — World premiere
— performed by Goldner String Quartet

Featured artists

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