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Images of Spain
Australian Chamber Orchestra
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Mozart & Britten
Australian Chamber Orchestra
2022 Season

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Some forthcoming performances in Brisbane & Regional Queensland:

Australian Chamber Orchestra - Images of Spain

Cellist from Australian Chamber Orchestra

The Australian Chamber Orchestra continue their long established tradition of imaginative programming of fine music. White Hat suspects that this program will gain  some new followers of classical music from amongst jazz fans, and also some new appreciation of fine jazz, and also some new appreciation of fine jazz from amongst classical music followers.

During the Middle Ages, Spain became a melting pot of cultures with the locals being influenced the musical instruments and idions of the Sephardic Jews and the Moors. The resulting and evolving Spanish musical styles had an enduring ‘exotic’ appeal for other European composers who often paid it homage. It was also to cross-fertilize with further idioms with the spread of the Spanish and Portuguese Empires. Not surprisingly its influence is also to be heard in certain jazz and popular music.

Richard Tognetti leads the ACO for this musical exploration, and they are joined by a jazz quartet, featuring pianist Matt McMahon and trumpeter Phil Slater.

  • Debussy Images pour orchestre: 2. Ibéria: I. Par les rues et les chemins
  • Boccherini String Quintet in C major, G.324 “Night music of the streets of Madrid”: Selections
  • Ravel (arr. Tognetti) Violin Sonata No.2: II. Blues. Moderato
  • Bizet (arr. Shchedrin) Carmen Suite: Selections
  • Traditional Sephardic music, incl. Yo era niña de casa alta
  • Miles Davis Sketches of Spain: Solea
  • Chick Corea Spain

Pricing and online ticket sales available on Australian Chamber Orchestra website



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Australian Chamber Orchestra - Mozart & Britten

Cellist from Australian Chamber Orchestra

The Australian Chamber Orchestra with Richard Tognetti (director & violin) and Stefanie Farrands (viola) perform a program of works by Mozart and Britten.

Benjamin Britten and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart bothe began composing at an early age, and this concert presents one work from each of them composed at the age of 16. It also has one work from each composer's maturity. White Hat confidently expects that both the youthful and mature works will receive the highly polished and professional performances we have grown to expt from the ACO.

Pricing and online ticket sales available on Australian Chamber Orchestra website



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