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Flinders Quartet at Monslavat: Death and the Maiden

Event

Flinders Quartet at Monslavat: Death and the Maiden

  • Date: Sunday, 1 October 2017, 2:30pm
  • Venue: Montsalvat — 7 Hillcrest Ave, Eltham, VIC
  • Tickets: Adult: $45 | Concession: $35 (booking fees apply) — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 9699 3333

Event Details

Flinders Quartet performs works by Schubert and Richard Mills in Death and the Maiden

Flinders Quartet’s Schubert year continues with Death and the Maiden, performing a Richard Mills’ delightful ‘Glimpses from my book of Dada’, Calvin Bowman’s arrangements of a selection of songs from ‘Winterreise’, and Schubert’s incredible ‘Death and the Maiden’ quartet.

Each of the works in this concert program tell vivid, fantastical stories. From latte drinking airheads to a little girl having a conversation with Death, the myriad of colours produced by the string quartet are the perfect narrative tool. Calvin Bowman re-imagines Schubert’s seminal work ‘Winterreise’ with these colours in mind, celebrating Schubert’s ongoing relevance and influence in 21st century Australia.

Richard Mills
String Quartet No. 4 ‘Glimpses from my book of Dada’
Commissioned in 2010 with assistance from the Australia Council and dedicated to Flinders Quartet on their tenth birthday

Franz Schubert
‘Winterreise’ (a selection) arranged for string quartet by Calvin Bowman

Franz Schubert
Schubert String Quartet in D minor D.810 ‘Death and the Maiden’

Presented by Flinders Quartet

Featured non-Australian music: Schubert

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