ACO violinist Ilya Isakovich, joined by Maja Savnik, Nicole Divall and Melissa Barnard, has created a moving tribute to the great Russian composer Tchaikovsky with a performance of the Andante Cantabile from the String Quartet No.1.
The second lesson in our eight-part Music & Art program, which teaches children how to create their very own musical composition, either from home or in the classroom.
In this lesson you'll learn more about the different instruments of the orchestra, particularly the instruments of the Australian Chamber Orchestra – the string
ACO in Concert: Lutosławski’s Overture for Strings
Following Bryce Dessner’s Réponse Lutosławski earlier in the month, we released the ACO’s performance of the music that directly inspired it, Lutosławski’s extraordinary Overture for Strings, filmed live at our Indies & Idols concert.
Artistic Director Richard Tognetti, Principal Violin Satu Vänskä, Principal Viola Stefanie Farrands and Principal Cello Timo-Veikko Valve give a spellbinding performance of Shostakovich’s Eighth String Quartet.