2018 Barbican Residency
22 - 24 October 2018
Richard Tognetti Artistic Director
Australian Chamber Orchestra
The Australian Chamber Orchestra return to London for the first of three seasons in residence as International Associate Ensemble at Milton Court at the Barbican Centre.
The Orchestra will perform three concerts from 22 -24 October as part of the Barbican Presents 2018/19 Season, that epitomise the daring virtuosity, restless energy, and sense of adventure for which they are so renowned around the world.
An overview of each performance and links to full details and tickets are below:
Mozart's Last Three Symphonies
Monday 22 October, 7:30pm
MOZART Symphony No 39 in E-flat major
MOZART Symphony No 40 'Great G minor'
MOZART Symphony No 41 in C major 'Jupiter'
The Orchestra explore Mozart's final three symphonies, masterful works written only weeks apart from one another.
Tuesday 23 October, 8:00pm
BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto: II – Larghetto
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No.5: II – Adagio un poco mosso
CHOPIN Nocturne in D-flat major, Op.27, No.2
GRIEG Holberg Suite: I – Präludium
ARVO PÄRT Für Alina
SCULTHORPE String Sonata No.1: IV – Chorale
RICHARD TOGNETTI Original Composition
VIVALDI Concerto in B Minor, RV580
VIVALDI Winter from The Four Seasons: I. Allegro non molto
VIVALDI Summer from The Four Seasons: III. Presto
The UK premiere of Mountain, the ACO's acclaimed film collaboration with director Jennifer Peedom. Featuring words from Robert G MacFarlane, cinematography from Renan Ozturk and narration from Willem Dafoe.
Bach, Beethoven and Bartók
Wednesday 24 October, 7:30pm
JS BACH (arr. Richard Tognetti) Ricercar a 6 from Musical
CPE BACH Sinfonia in B minor, Wq 182/5
SUFJAN STEVENS (arr. Atkinson) Suite from Run Rabbit, Run
BEETHOVEN Ah! perfido
VERDI Prelude to Act III from La Traviata
VERDI Ave Maria from Otello
To end our London season, the Orchestra explore a characteristically broad program that ranges from JS Bach to Sufjan Stevens, and features a guest performance from Australian soprano Nicole Car and students from the Guildhall School of Music.