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Quiver and Aria Co.


Quiver and Aria Co.

  • Date: Wednesday, 8 December 2010, 6pm
  • Venue: Melbourne Recital Centre, Primrose Potter Salon — Cnr Southbank Blvd & Sturt St, Southbank, VIC
  • Tickets: Adults: $35 | Children: $15 student rush | Concession: $25 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 9699 3333

Event Details

These two acclaimed young ensembles come together to present a program of contemporary works by Italian and Australian composers. From intimate duets to Berio's seminal Folk Songs, our final concert for 2010 promises to offer a sound world that blends, mysticism, lyricism and the avant-garde. This concert will include the Australian premiere of Sciarrino's Fauno che fischia a un Merlo for flute and harp, Chris Dench's An Hypallage, and Wie bin ich froh! by Patricia Allessandrini; a significant young Italian-born composer whose work has never before been performed in Australia.

Expanding out to chamber ensemble Aria Co. and Quiver will present Berio’s Folk Songs and La Madre by James Rushford, as well as extracts from David Chisholm’s The Beginning and End of Snow and Luke Paulding’s new chamber opera Target.

Performers: Aria Co.: Jessica Aszodi - soprano, Hana Crisp - soprano, Matthew Thomas - baritone, Peter de Jager - piano and baton
Quiver: Aviva Endean - clarinets, Rebecca Lane - flutes, Luke Paulding - tuba and keyboards, Matthias Schack-Arnott - percussion, Jess Fotinos - harp, Nat Grant - percussion, Phoebe Green - viola, Freya Schack-Arnott - cello

Featured non-Australian music: Patricia Alessandrini- Wie bin ichfroh!, Salvatore Sciarrino- Faunochefischia a unmerlo, Luciano Berio- Folk Songs

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on 0432 242 663 or by email to avivaendean@gmail.com

Featured Australian Works

An hypallage : melodrama for mezzo-soprano, baritone and harp (2008) by Chris Dench
The Beginning & the end of the snow : an epic song cycle for soprano & boutique orchestra (2007) ['Hopkins forest'] by David Chisholm
 La madre by James Rushford
 'Red Nectar from a Golden Bowl' from 'Target' by Luke Paulding

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