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AFCM Online: An American in Paris : Australian Festival of Chamber Music

Event

AFCM Online: An American in Paris : Australian Festival of Chamber Music

  • Date: Sunday, 9 August 2020, 4pm (AEST)
  • Venue: Live streaming event (online only) — National, Australia
  • Series: This event is part of the Australian Festival of Chamber Music 2020 (online) series
  • Tickets: General: $24 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 0408 339 145

Event Details

This final concert in the Australian Festival of Chamber Music’s online festival features the Nexas Quartet, Australia’s supreme saxophonist group making a return visit to Townsville for AFCM in 2021.  Nexas have created a fabulous program for us, presenting some traditional French repertoire interspersed with lively works from the New World and ending with their own composition. Brilliant!

Program

Piazzolla – La Muerte del Ángel ( arr. Byrnes)
Gershwin – An American in Paris (arr Byrnes)
Debussy – Clair de lune, arr Byrnes
De Leone – Reliquias porteñas (arr. Gustavo Hunt)
Dubois – Quatuor pour Saxophones
Rivier – Grave et Presto
Duke – Los Zapatos de Roberto

Featured non-Australian music: Piazzolla, Gershwin, Debussy, De Leone, Dubois, Rivier

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

Featured Australian Works

 Los Zapatos de Roberto by Michael Duke

Featured artists

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