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Governor's Gala


Governor's Gala

  • Date: Saturday, 28 July 2012, 8.00 pm
  • Venue: Townsville Civic Theatre — 41 Boundary Street , South Townsville, QLD
  • Series: This event is part of the Australian Festival of Chamber Music 2012 series
  • Tickets: $65/62/60 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 1800 449 977

Event Details

Piers Lane plays Malcolm Williamson's Piano Concerto No 2 with the Camerata of St John's, who also play Nigel Westlake's Out of the Blue.  The Camerata is joined by the Goldner String Quartet for Matthew Hindson's The Rave and the Nightingale

The first half of the concert is devoted to works by Telemann Concerto for two violas in G major TWV 52:G3, Haydn Double Concerto for Violin and Piano in F major Hob.XVIII/6 in F major and Britten Les Illuminations.

Featured non-Australian music: Telemann, Haydn, Britten

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (07) 4771 4144 or by email to info@afcm.com.au

Featured Australian Works

Out of the blue : for string orchestra (1994) by Nigel Westlake
— performed by Camerata of St John's
Piano concerto no. 2 (piano with string orchestra) (1960) by Malcolm Williamson
— performed by Piers Lane and Camerata of St John's
The Rave and the nightingale : string orchestra (2001) by Matthew Hindson
— performed by Camerata of St John's and Goldner String Quartet
The Rave and the nightingale : string orchestra (2001) by Matthew Hindson
— performed by Goldner String Quartet and Camerata of St John's

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