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Chris Moore's Last Hurrah

Posted on 29 Jan 2016 by Leo Messias


Novocastrian by birth and ACO Principal Violist Chris Moore joins ACB Radio Newcastle's Paul Bevan and local conductor and composer David Banney ahead of the Beethoven & The 21st Century national tour from 4 to 19 February.

The tour marks Chris' farewell concert with the ACO as he takes up his position as Principal Viola at Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. In the interview, Chris takes us through his transition between the ACO and MSO and some of the key differences between the companies' orchestral sizes, his recording of Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante with Richard Tognetti, and the upcoming concert program. 

Click here to purchase Mozart Violin Concertos 3 and 5, Sinfonia Concertante CD featuring Chris Moore and Richard Tognetti. 

Click below to listen to the interview (from minute 2:20 onwards). Note interview will be available online until Friday 5 February only




Beethoven & The 21st Century

4-19 February
Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Newcastle, Sydney

NICO MUHLY (arr. strings) Part I from Drones & Violin
ERKKI-SVEN TÜÜR Action–Passion–Illusion
TIPPETT A Lament from Variations on an Elizabethan Theme
BRYCE DESSNER (arr. strings) Tenebre
SIBELIUS Rakastava
BEETHOVEN (arr. strings) String Quartet in F minor, Op.95 ‘Serioso’