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Camerata - Souvenir


Camerata - Souvenir

  • Date: Saturday, 28 April 2018, 7pm
  • Venue: Empire Theatre (Toowoomba) — 54-56 Neil St, Toowoomba, QLD
  • Tickets: Adults: $55 | Children: $28 | Concession: $45 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 1300 655 299

Event Details


Meta Weiss – solo cello
Patrick Murphy – solo cello


A collection of inspired musical moments to treasure, from the tender beginnings of Rodrigo’s shimmering Cançoneta to Roger Smalley’s Strung-out – a visual spectacle that literally strings the players out in a single line across the stage, tossing their musical lines into the air. Exuberant cellist Giovanni Sollima’s Violoncelles, vibrez! sets the scene for a humourous duel featuring chief protagonists from two of Queensland’s highly respected music training institutions, Meta Weiss (Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University) and Patrick Murphy (University of Queensland). Tchaikovsky’s sensational showpiece, Souvenir de Florence for string sextet will be played by the full string orchestra, creating an almost symphonic version that is sure to provide a memorable gala season opening.


Joaquín Rodrigo Cançoneta for Violin and String Orchestra
Roger Smalley Strung-out for Strings
Wild card mystery segment revealed at the concert
Giovanni Sollima Violoncelles, vibrez! (for two cellos and strings)
Pyotr Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence, Op.70

Featured non-Australian music: Tchaikovsky, Rodrigo, Sollima

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (07) 3846 3613 or by email to camerata@camerata.net.au

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