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Inner Voices


Inner Voices

  • Date: Thursday, 12 March 2009, 7:30pm
  • Venue: Newcastle City Hall — 290 King St, Newcastle, NSW
  • Series: This event is part of the ACO '09 series
  • Tickets: $66-$35 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (02) 4929 1977

Event Details

From folk to classical to contemporary improvisation, Pekka Kuusisto has the imagination to make thrilling music in any style. A standout musician from Finland, a place which seems to have more than its fair share of musical talent, Kuusisto’s exuberant style has made him a sought-after soloist around the world.

Andrew Ford's new work for the ACO will start the program, followed by Bach’s famous third Brandenburg Concerto, one of the most scintillating works in the canon, baroque perpetual motion for three trios of soloists. Also in the program is a suite of life-affirming folk tunes from Finland, Sketches from Folkscenes for the ACO and the harmonium by the Finnish composer/arranger/folk musician Timo Alakotila and an arrangement for string orchestra of Sibelius's Voces intimae string quartet by Kuusisto.

Featured non-Australian music: Bach, Alakotila, Sibelius (arr. Kuusisto)

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website

Featured Australian Works

Digital sheet music sample Bright shiners : for solo violin and string orchestra (2009) by Andrew Ford — World premiere
— performed by Pekka Kuusisto and Australian Chamber Orchestra

Featured artists

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