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Quartet and Country : Program One and Program Two


Quartet and Country : Program One and Program Two

  • Date: Saturday, 17 August 2019, 4pm and 6pm
  • Venue: Melbourne Recital Centre, Primrose Potter Salon — Cnr Southbank Blvd & Sturt St, Southbank, VIC
  • Tickets: Adults: $39 | Concession: $29 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 9699 3333

Event Details

More than just an ordinary concert, Quartet & Country is a much loved project of the Australian String Quartet – one that seeks to find common ground between Western art music and the songlines of this country. A multi-faceted event comprising two concert programs of top Australian composers and a Q&A session, it celebrates new Australian music written and performed by some of the country’s leading voices including Lou Bennett and Stephen Pigram (4pm concert), William Barton (6pm concert) and the ASQ. Program One (4pm) David Paterson Quartettsätze – Two movements for string quartet Stephen Pigram Walganyagarra Buru Mimi Kate Moore String Quartet No.3 ‘Cicadidae’ Iain Grandage, Lou Bennett dirt song Lou Bennett Jaara Nyilamum Program Two (6pm Program Peter Sculthorpe String Quartet No.11 ‘Jabiru Dreaming’ Stephen King 'Torn' for String Quartet and Didjeridoo Iain Grandage After Silence Sarah Hopkins Reclaiming the Spirit William Barton Square Circles Beneath the Red Desert Sand Following the 4pm concert and preceding the 6pm concert, join the artists for a Q&A in the Primrose Potter Salon. The Q&A is free however bookings are required.

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on 1800 040 444 or by email to asq@asq.com.au

Featured Australian Works

Cicadidae : for string quartet (2019) by Kate Moore
— performed by Australian String Quartet
Reclaiming the spirit : string quartet by Sarah Hopkins
— performed by Australian String Quartet
Square Circles Beneath the Red Desert Sand (quintets: didjeridu, 2 violins, viola, cello) by William Barton
— performed by Australian String Quartet
String quartet no. 11 : (Jabiru dreaming) : percussion ensemble by Peter Sculthorpe
— performed by Australian String Quartet
 Jaara Nyilamum by Lou Bennett
 Jaara Nyilamum by Lou Bennett
 Mimi by Stephen Pigram
 Quartettsatze by David Paterson
 Torn by Stephen King
 Walganyagarra Buru by Stephen Pigram

Featured artists

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