- Date: Thursday, 12 March 2015, 7:30pm
- Venue: Australian Hall — 150 Elizabeth St, Sydney, NSW
- Tickets: Adults: $40 | Children: free | Concession: $40 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 0430 436 083
Inspired by love, these distinctive works will take you on a special musical journey directly from the composers hearts.
Peter Sculthorpe adored his mother and wrote the lyrical, Left Bank Waltz with her in mind. This beautiful piece was originally for the piano but has been kindly arranged for Acacia Quartet by Australian composer, Ann-Carr Boyd.
Rachel Gregg joins Acacia to narrate the poetry written by Gustav Pfleger-Moravsky for Antonin Dvorak’s Cypresses. He wrote these love songs for a student with whom he was completely smitten but unfortunately she did not return his love. Alexander Borodin, however, was much luckier in love and dedicated his String Quartet No 2 to his dear wife as an anniversary present.
Performers: Performers: The Acacia Quartet Narrator (poems): Rachel Gregg
Featured non-Australian music: Antonin Dvorak - Cypresses; Alexander Borodin - String Quartet No.2
Featured Australian Works
||Left Bank waltz : arranged for string quartet by Ann Carr-Boyd (2014) by Peter Sculthorpe|
— performed by Acacia Quartet
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