ROMANCE & REVOLUTION
Presented by Camerata and Orava Quartet
Hailed as “world class” and “the most exciting young string quartet on the block”, the Orava Quartet, Camerata’s Quartet-in-Residence, proudly present their long-awaited debut album for Universal Music, in a program of powerful and moving works.
|Haydn||String Quartet, Op.33 No.2 (The Joke)|
|Rachmaninov||String Quartet No.1|
|Shostakovich||String Quartet No.8 in C Minor, Op.110|
|Tchaikovsky||String Quartet No.1in D Major, Op.11|
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7pm Saturday 24 February
The Edge, State Library of Queensland, Brisbane
Presented by Tenzin Choegyal and Festival of Tibet in partnership with Brisbane Powerhouse
Camerata – Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra joins Tenzin Choegyal and special guest, Ama Jetsun Pama in an exquisite night of conversation and music at the tenth annual Festival of Tibet. Founded on the principles of compassion and non-violence, this all-ages festival explores these universal themes over a week of activities. Mystical Tibet promises to be a highlight of the festival with a unique collaboration of artists.
Featuring special guest
Ama Jetsun Pema, the sister of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, long term director of the Tibetan Children’s Village Schools, first female Minister in the Tibetan Government-in-exile, and UNESCO medal winner.
7pm Friday 27 April
Powerhouse Theatre, Brisbane Powerhouse.
Presented by The Arts Centre Gold Coast and Camerata
52 Strings pairs two astonishing works that bring Camerata together with talented string students and educators from the Gold Coast, creating a mass ensemble of 52 strings.
Local players will be invited to play in a rare live performance of Penderecki’s 1960 Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima. This evocative work brings to life the terrifying sounds of war. The full orchestra will also tackle one of the most glorious and well-loved works of the string orchestra, Vaughan-Williams’s Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis.
Camerata completes the program with music from its Helpmann Award nominated concert, Home.
Workshop 21 & 22 July
Community orchestral rehearsal 4, 7, 8 September
Performance 7.30pm 8 September 2018
Approx. AMEB Grade 7 or above (ability to learn and perform Vaughan-Williams)
Students must be nominated by their teacher
Interested players/teachers to register by email: firstname.lastname@example.org