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Already it is dusk


Already it is dusk

  • Date: Saturday, 13 October 2012, 11:30am
  • Venue: St John's Church (Port Fairy) — Port Fairy, VIC
  • Tickets: $25/$19

Event Details

Australian String Quartet
Kristian Winther / violin
Anne Horton / violin
Stephen King / viola
Rachel Johnston / cello

GORECKI / Already it is Dusk
HAYDN / String Quartet No.78 in B flat, Op. 76 ‘Sunrise’
RICHARD MEALE / Cantilena Pacifica from String Quartet No.2

The Australian String Quartet returns to the Port Fairy Spring Music Festival in its electric new line-up, as violinist Kristian Winther and violist Stephen King join violinist Anne Horton and cellist Rachel Johnston, a configuration that is already widely acclaimed.

The quartet presents a program of haunting night music from Meale and Gorecki to the celebrated ‘Sunrise Quartet’ of Haydn. Join the Australian String Quartet on this unique journey through dreams and awakenings.

“A powerful new dynamism marks their performances.” - The Australian

Featured non-Australian music: Gorecki, Haydn

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

Featured Australian Works

String quartet no. 2 : string quartet (1980) [Cantilena Pacifica] by Richard Meale
— performed by Australian String Quartet

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