Arthur Benjamin, Strauss & Lavish Opulence
- Date: Monday, 1 August 2016, 6pm
- Venue: Melbourne Recital Centre, Primrose Potter Salon — Cnr Southbank Blvd & Sturt St, Southbank, VIC
- Tickets: Standard: $39 | Concession: $29 (booking fees apply) — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 9699 3333
A recital from two of Australia’s most capable chamber musicians
The second concert of Kristian Chong and Friends in 2016 sees the wonderful Adelaide Symphony Concertmaster, Natsuko Yoshimoto, and pianist Kristian Chong perform some of the most rapturous works for violin and piano.
The program opens with Brahms’ superbly lyrical, sometimes shy but always dignified Sonata for Violin and Piano No.2, followed by Australian composer Arthur Benjamin’s short but delightful Sonatine for Violin and Piano. The recital concludes with what is arguably the most glorious and triumphant sonata for violin and piano, Strauss’s Op.18, with its musical language overflowing with opulence, soaring melodies and abundant highlights.
Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre and Kristian Chong and Friends.
Sonata for Violin & Piano No.2 in A Op.100
Sonatine for Violin & Piano
Sonata for Violin & Piano in E-flat, Op.18
Featured non-Australian music: R. Strauss, Brahms
Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (03) 9699 3333
Featured Australian Works
||Sonatina : violin with piano (1924) by Arthur Benjamin|
— performed by Kristian Chong and Natsuko Yoshimoto
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