- Date: Thursday, 16 August 2018, 6pm
- Venue: Melbourne Recital Centre, Salon — Cnr Southbank Blvd & Sturt St, Southbank, VIC
- Tickets: Standard: $39 | Concession: $29 (booking fees may apply) — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 9699 3333
Brown & Breen harness the expressive intensity of two pianos in Natural Landscapes
Embark on an emotional journey that celebrates the power of nature and its influence over music throughout history.
Delight in an extraordinary program featuring Rimsky-Korsakov’s heart-stopping ‘Flight of the Bumblebee’ and highlights from Stravinsky’s virtuosic ‘Firebird Suite’ in an acrobatic transcription for two pianists.
Also on the program are works by iconic Australian composer Ross Edwards who celebrates his 75th Birthday in 2018, and Debussy’s rarely heard jewel for two pianos ‘Lindaraja’ to commemorate the centenary of the composer’s death.
Nikolai Rimky-Korsakov arr. Greg Anderson
Flight of the Bumblebee
A Flight of Sunbirds – 9 Bagatelles for Piano Duet
Lindaraja for two pianos
Ma mère l’oye ‘Mothergoose’ Suite
Highlights from ‘The Firebird’ Suite transcribed for 2 pianists
Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre and Brown & Breen Piano Duo
Featured non-Australian music: Rimky-Korsakov, Debussy, Ravel, Stravinsky
Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (03) 9699 3333
Featured Australian Works
||A flight of sunbirds : nine bagatelles for piano duet (2001) by Ross Edwards|
— performed by Brown and Breen Piano Duo
- Performer Brown and Breen Piano Duo
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