Sparks of Conflict
- Date: Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 6pm
- Venue: Melbourne Recital Centre, Primrose Potter Salon — Cnr Southbank Blvd & Sturt St, Southbank, VIC
- Tickets: Standard: $39 | Concession: $29 (booking fees apply) — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 9699 3333
Works by Shostakovich, Vine and Barber.
Three composers from three different continents respond to an inner unease caused by their powerlessness to change circumstances in the outer world.
Barber’s ‘Dover Beach’ is an exquisite setting of the famous 1867 poem by Matthew Arnold. The turmoil expressed in the poem, which in turn refers to writing by Sophocles in the 5th century BC, is still keenly felt in our own 21st century. Indeed, perhaps that eternal note of sadness, and a troubled feeling of unease with the circumstances in which we find ourselves, is a universal human condition.
Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre and Quartz.
String Quartet No 9 in E-flat, Op.117
String Quartet No.4
Featured non-Australian music: Shostakovich, Barber
Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (03) 9699 3333
Featured Australian Works
||String quartet no. 4 : string quartet (2004) by Carl Vine|
— performed by Quartz
- Performer Quartz
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