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Australia Ensemble - Postcards (Sculthorpe)

Event

Australia Ensemble - Postcards (Sculthorpe)

  • Date: Saturday, 14 October 2017, 8pm
  • Venue: Sir John Clancy Auditorium — University of New South Wales, Gate 9, High Street, Kensington, NSW
  • Series: This event is part of the Australia Ensemble - Season 2017 - Voyages series
  • Tickets: Adult: $50 | Senior: $38 | Concession: $30 | Student Rush: $15

Event Details

Around the world in 80 minutes! The Ensemble will be sending postcards from Bali in Peter Sculthorpe’s wonderful work for wind quintet and percussion Tabuh Tabuhan, as well as the streetscapes of Argentina in Miguel del Aguila’s rhythmically-charged Salon Buenos Aires via more tranquil journeys with subtle Jewish inflections in Ernst Bloch’s Paysages. The season ends on a festive note with Tchaikovsky’s glorious string sextet Souvenir de Florence.

Program

Peter Sculthorpe (1929-2014): Tabuh tabuhan (1968) for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon and percussion

Ernest Bloch (1880-1959): Paysages (1925) for string quartet

Miguel del Aguila (b 1957): Salon Buenos Aires Op.84 (2005)

Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893): Souvenir de Florence Op.70 (1890) for string sextet

Featured non-Australian music: Bloch, del Aguila, Tchaikovsky

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 9385 4874 or by email to australia.ensemble@unsw.edu.au

Featured Australian Works

Tabuh tabuhan : for wind quintet (1968) by Peter Sculthorpe
— performed by Australia Ensemble

Featured artists

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