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Australia Piano Quartet


Australia Piano Quartet

  • Date: Thursday, 26 October 2017, 7pm
  • Venue: UTS Building 11, level 2 — Cnr Jones Street and Broadway, Ultimo, NSW
  • Tickets: This is a free event, however registration is required online

Event Details

In 'Constellate', the Australia Piano Quartet is thrilled to unveil a new work by iconic Australian composer Ross Edwards. In 1999, Edwards’s Emerald Crossing for piano quartet painted in sound the scene of a canoe drifting across misty waters. In an exciting 2017 UTS Commission, Sea Star Dances provides an evocative continuation of the Emerald Crossing journey, imagining a Utopian destination.

The performance will also include Taneyev’s Piano Quartet in E Major, Op.20. Sergei Taneyev is a central figure in the history of Russian music, highly regarded in his homeland but rarely performed in the West. The influence of Tchaikovsky, in whose class Taneyev studied, is clear to behold in his monumental Piano Quartet in E Major, Op.20. This is music of immense expressive generosity that displays Taneyev’s famed technical mastery to stunning effect.

For this concert, APQ is led by guest violinist Andrew Haveron, Sydney Symphony concertmaster.

Seating is limited, please register your seat.


Featured non-Australian music: Taneyjev

Featured Australian Works

Digital sheet music sample Piano Quartet : piano quartet (2017) [Sea Star Dances] by Ross Edwards — World premiere
— performed by Australia Piano Quartet

Featured artists

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