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Orava Quartet in Playful Reverie


Orava Quartet in Playful Reverie

  • Date: Friday, 26 March 2021, 7pm
  • Venue: Empire Theatre (Toowoomba) — 54-56 Neil St, Toowoomba, QLD
  • Tickets: Adults: $54.20 | Children: $24.20 | Concession: $44.20 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Following their memorable, gut-wrenching 2018 performance of Shostakovich’s String Quartet No.8 – which features on their highly acclaimed debut album – the Orava Quartet returns with the composer’s happier sixth string quartet. A more light-hearted and melodic string quartet, yet clearly a harbinger for the eighth.

Soothing and brightening our moods, the Oravas open with Mozart’s first string quartet, written at the tender age of fourteen while touring in Italy. This is followed by the exquisitely meditative, neo-classical Schlusshymne by renowned Australian composer, Luke Howard.

A concert of music akin to sunshine breaking through clouds, performed by Orava Quartet, proudly in their seventh year as Quartet-in-Residence with Camerata – Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra.


Mozart - String Quartet No.1 in G Major, KV.80
Luke Howard - Schlusshymne (2013)
Shostakovich - String Quartet, Op.101 No.6 in G Major

Featured non-Australian music: Mozart, Shostakovic

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

Featured Australian Works

 Schlusshymne by Luke Howard

Featured artists

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