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Recomposed: music for strings
- Date: Sunday, 4 November 2018, 2:45pm
- Venue: St Stephen's Church, Newtown — 189 Church St, Newtown, NSW
- Tickets: Adults: $35 | Children: $25 | Concession: $25 — Tickets can be purchased online
Composer Max Richter described re-composing Vivaldi’s masterpiece as "throwing molecules of the original Vivaldi into a test tube with a bunch of other things, and waiting for an explosion". The Bourbaki Ensemble are proud to present this new and vibrant reworking of a classic, which has recently topped the itunes classical charts around the World.
Also on the program is Reponse Lutoslawski by Bryce Dessner, better known as the guitarist from US art-rock band ‘The National’. Dessner wrote this piece for string ensemble as a response to Lutoslawski’s funeral music, which the Bourbaki Ensemble performed earlier this year. Completing the show is Night Song by Australian legendary composer Peter Sculthorpe.
Performers: The Bourbaki Ensemble David Angell, conductor Warwick Pulley, violin
Featured non-Australian music: Max Richter - The Four Seasons Recomposed; Bryce Dessner - Reponse Lutoslawski (Australian premiere)
Featured Australian Works
||Night song : string orchestra (1996) by Peter Sculthorpe|
— performed by David Angell and Bourbaki Ensemble
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