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FINESSE - Orava with the Camerata - Queensland's Chamber Orchestra

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Saturday May 27, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Empire Church Theatre, Toowoomba  (map)

FINESSE

 

 The focus is on Australia’s Orava Quartet in this sublime chamber music concert, performed at The Empire Church Theatre Toowoomba.

 

 

Based in Brisbane, the Orava Quartet is Camerata’s Ensemble-in-Residence and has made an impressive and rapid rise to national attention since their return to Australia from the USA in 2014. The quartet is regularly invited to all of the nation’s major classical music festivals.

 

 

Finesse features the quartet in a stunning collection of powerful works including Haydn’s homage to Mozart in his Quinten quartet (a nickname alluding to the fifths in the opening theme), followed by

 

 

Janácek’s Kreutzer Sonata (inspired by Tolstoy’s novel). After interval, members of Camerata will join with Orava to present Mendelssohn’s glorious Octet, an inspired work written by the then 16-year-old composer.

 

PROGRAM

 

 

Joseph Haydn String Quartet, Op.76 No.2 (Quinten)

 

Leoš Janácek String Quartet No.1 Kreutzer Sonata

 

Mendelssohn Octet, Op.20

 

FEATURING

 

 

Orava Quartet – Camerata’s Ensemble-in-Residence

 

David Dalseno – violin

 

Daniel Kowalik – violin

 

Thomas Chawner – viola

 

Karol Kowalik – cello

 

 

with

 

 

Brendan Joyce – violin

 

Allana Wales – violin

 

Elizabeth Lawrence – viola

 

Nathan Smith – cello

 

 

 

 

 

TOOWOOMBA

May 27, 2017 - 7:00pm

Empire Church Theatre

Buy tickets online at http://www.empiretheatre.com.au/event/373/Camerata%20of%20St%20John's%20-%20Finesse