Canada & USA Tour23 - 24 March 2014

Program

13-24 March 2014

 
BANFF 
Thu 13 Mar 1pm
BOCCHERINI String Quintet in C minor, Op.45, No.1, G.355
DOWLAND Lachrimae Antiquae
WAGNER (arr. Gurtler) Prelude to Tristan und Isolde
JS BACH A Musical Offering, BWV1079: Ricercar a 6
 
BANFF
Fri 14 Mar 11am
MENDELSSOHN String Quartet in E minor, Op.44, No.2
OLLI MUSTONEN Nonet No.2
 
BANFF 
Fri 14 Mar 7.30PM | The Banff Centre
SHOSTAKOVICH Prelude and Scherzo for string octet, Op.11
PROKOFIEV (arr. Barshai/Tognetti) Visions fugitives, OP.22
PROKOFIEV (orch. Swensen) Five Melodies for violin and strings
BRITTEN Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10 
TOGNETTI New Work
 
BANFF 
Sat 15 Mar 10pm | The Banff Centre
PATERAS An Island Off An Island Off An Island
TOGNETTI Sea Drift, after Seeger
STRAVINSKY Three Pieces for string quartet: III. Canticle
HAAS String Quartet No.2, II: Coach, Coachman and Horse
HOLLÄNDER (orch. Grandage) Wenn ich mir was wünschen dürfte
JS BACH (arr. Tognetti) Canons on a Goldberg Ground, BWV1087
WEBERN Five Movements for string quartet: III. Sehr lebhaft
NIRVANA (arr. Tognetti) Milk It
SHOSTAKOVICH String Quartet No.8: II. Allegro Molto
HASSLER (arr. Tognetti) Finnish Hymn: Oi rakkain Jeesukseni
NINE INCH NAILS (arr. Tognetti) Something I Can Never Have
 
KENOSHA 
Wed 19 Mar 12pm | University of Parkside, Wisconsin
MENDELSSOHN String Quartet in E minor, Op.44, No.2
MENDELSSOHN Octet for strings in E flat major, Op.20
 
NEW YORK
Thu 20 Mar 7.30pm | Le Poisson Rouge
Anthony PATERAS An Island Off An Island Off An Island
Richard TOGNETTI Sea Drift, after Seeger
STRAVINSKY Three Pieces for string quartet: III. Canticle
PAGANINI (arr. Tognetti) Caprice No. 5
GESUALDO (arr. Tognetti) Asciugate i begli occhi
Jonny GREENWOOD Prospector’s Quartet
HOLLÄNDER (orch. Iain Grandage) Wenn ich mir was wünschen dürfte
BACH (arr. Tognetti) Canons on a Goldberg Ground, BWV1087
WEBERN Five Movements for string quartet: III. Sehr lebhaft
NIRVANA (arr. Tognetti) Milk It
SHOSTAKOVICH String Quartet No.8: II. Allegro Molto
HASSLER (arr. Tognetti) Finnish Hymn: Oi rakkain Jeesukseni
NINE INCH NAILS (Michael Trent REZNOR) (arr. Tognetti) Something I Can Never Have
 
CHICAGO 
Sun 23 Mar 3pm | Orchestra Hall 

SHOSTAKOVICH Prelude and Scherzo for String Octet, Op.11
PROKOFIEV (arr. Barshai/Tognetti) Visions Fugitives, Op.22: selections
SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Concerto No.1 in C minor
PROKOFIEV (arr. Swenson) Five Melodies for Violin and Strings 
BRITTEN Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge

ames, Iowa 
Mon 24 Mar 7.30pm | Stephens Auditorium
PROKOFIEV (arr. Barshai/Tognetti) Visions Fugitives, Op.22: selections
SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Concerto No.1 in C minor
SHOSTAKOVICH Prelude and Scherzo for String Octet, Op.11

TCHAIKOVSKY Serenade for Strings

Artists

Olli Mustonenen Piano
Christopher Martin Trumpet

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Appearances in a New York nightclub and a new creative residency at The Banff Centre from 12 - 19 March 2014.

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Backstage with Richard Tognetti: Reflections on Gallipoli

Richard got snapping backstage during #ACO15 Reflections on Gallipoli.

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Reflections on Gallipoli: The ACO’s first ever audio-described concert

On Sunday, 15 March, we presented our first ever audio-described performance (at the Sydney Opera House, no less!). Audio-description is provided for people who are blind or have low vision; individuals using this service listen through a special headset. The … Continue reading

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Reflections on Gallipoli: Çanakkale Sehitlerine

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In the press: Reflections on Gallipoli

‘Of all the centenary of Gallipoli tributes this year, few are likely to be as profound and moving as the Australian Chamber Orchestra’s Reflections on Gallipoli.’ ‘… while respecting its message of reconciliation, Carl Vine’s setting of Ataturk’s words in … Continue reading

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Timothy Calnin on ‘Reflections on Gallipoli’

General Manager Timothy Calnin attended the first Sydney performance of Reflections on Gallipoli yesterday – here he shares his thoughts on the concert. Even though I have been hearing sections this program coming together over the last few weeks through the door of … Continue reading

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Reflections on Gallipoli: Behind-the-scenes

#ACO15 ‘Reflections on Gallipoli‘ opens today in Canberra, before heading off to Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Brisbane. “Turkish battle songs and traditional folk music rub shoulders with Vaughan Williams’ pastoral lament, The Lark Ascending, written with the last breath … Continue reading

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Nigel Jamieson on ‘Reflections on Gallipoli’

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Reflections on Gallipoli: Fair Enemies

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Reflections on Gallipoli: Frederick Septimus Kelly

Frederick Septimus Kelly was born in Sydney, Australia, into a well-to-do family, but moved to England when he was just 12. A natural sportsman, and especially oarsman, he won a Gold Medal for England in rowing at the 1908 London … Continue reading

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Reflections on Gallipoli: The Lark Ascending

The Lark Ascending was sketched just before Vaughan Williams left for active service in the First World War. (By some accounts, he composed the piece as he watched troops embark for France.) The experience of serving seems only to have heightened … Continue reading

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Guest stars: Reflections on Gallipoli

‘You, the mothers, who sent their sons from faraway countries wipe away your tears; your sons are now lying in our bosom and are in peace. After having lost their lives on this land they have become our sons as … Continue reading

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