Performance dates & times

Sunday 10 Nov
2:30 PM
Monday 11 Nov
7:30 PM

Running Time 1 hour 38 minutes, including a 20 minute interval

Price range

Standard
$56.00 - $165.00
Concession
$80.00 - $145.00

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An exuberant end to ACO’s 2019 concert season.

The final concert in ACO’s National Tour Season is a big, exuberant celebration. They open with the Australian Premiere of American composer Andrew Norman’s Gran Turismo, revving up for a showdown by two of the most important names in the romantic era.

Johannes Brahms and Antonín Dvořák were close friends, spiritually as well as professionally. Brahms embraced his rich Germanic music tradition, while Dvořák was carving out a new sound, rooted in the music of his own homeland. Brahms admired the young composer’s dazzling melodic and rhythmic skills and championed his work on an international scale.

Richard Tognetti and Principal Cello Timo-Veikko Valve perform Brahms’s Double Concerto, the composer’s last orchestral work. Brahms’s aim in combining the two solo instruments was to create a deeply sonorous and wide-ranging string sound. Dvořák’s Symphony No.8 expresses a kaleidoscope of emotions and manifests the composer’s love of nature and Czech folk music. Pushing the very concept of a “chamber orchestra” to even greater heights, it’s an explosive finale to ACO’s 2019 Season.


Artists

Director & Violin
Richard Tognetti
Cello
Timo-Veikko Valve
Australian Chamber Orchestra

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