Tue18Mar2014City Recital Hall
GSQ - Sydney’s Sister Cities
Around the world in 80 minutes with the Goldner String Quartet!
Australia’s pre-eminent string quartet returns to City Recital Hall, Angel Place for it’s first concert of 2014 to celebrate Sydney’s Sister Cities. This celebration begins at 6pm with a sampling of tastes (including wines) of each nationality. Composers significant to each country will be featured on the musical program from 7pm; Elgar, Takemitsu, Barber, Gareth Farr, Zhou Long, Sculthorpe and Verdi.
Sydney Sister Cities
San Francisco (USA)
6pm - Pre-concert tastings
7pm – Performance
Peter Sculthorpe (born 1929) - Australia
Deciso from String Quartet No 11 “Jabiru Dreaming”
Edward Elgar (1857-1934) - England
Allegro moderato from String Quartet in E minor Op. 83
Zhou Long (born 1953) - China
Song of the Ch’in
Gareth Farr (born 1968) - New Zealand
(Australian Premiere performance; co-commissioned by the Goldner String Quartet and Chamber Music New Zealand)
Samuel Barber (1910-1981) - U.S.A.
Adagio from String Quartet in B minor, Op. 11
Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996) - Japan
A way a Lone
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) - Italy
Allegro from String Quartet in E minor
Food and beverage tastings from each nation prior to the concert