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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Reviews

“This is one of the most precise, cutting-edge virtuoso string ensembles to be found anywhere in the world.”

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Inside ACO

Vivaldi’s Travelator

This is what happens when you let some ACO musicians and a troupe of dancers loose at the airport. Presenting ‘Vivaldi’s Travelator’, with thanks to our Principal Partner, Virgin Australia.

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Behind-the-Scenes: #ACO15 The Four Seasons

We’re loving being on tour with Joe and James. During our recent gig in Canberra, Richard swapped his bow for a camera and took some pics of the whole gang. The Four Seasons Vivaldi’s Four Seasons has undergone many reincarnations … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Syke on Stage – #ACO15 The Four Seasons

SOS REVIEW: THE FOUR SEASONS; ACO + JOSEPH & JAMES TAWADROS; CITY RECITAL HALL. OPENING SYDNEY DATE: TUESDAY, FEB 10. It’s typical of the ACO’s eclectic penchant, or that of its peripatetic director, that a programme entitled The Four Seasons … Continue reading

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Twitterings: #ACO15 The Four Seasons

The @A_C_O Four Seasons concert with the Tawardros bros was a magical mix of East and West: a real tonic at the end of a tiring week. — Jo Kwon Facts (@jolitsontade) February 15, 2015   @A_C_O wonderful to hear … Continue reading

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Media Watch: #ACO15 ‘The Four Seasons’

Earlier this week, ‘The Four Seasons’ kicked off #ACO15 in bursts of colour and spice. See what the critics have to say (and book your last-minute tix before they’re all gone!). Clive Paget, Limelight Magazine, 11 February 2015 Read article … Continue reading

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The Oud & The Orchestra: Richard Tognetti & Joseph Tawadros

RT: I first worked with Joe about 15 years ago, I was looking for a bunch of people to come up to a festival I was running, to represent different cultures, different aspects of human endeavour – I got an Islamic … Continue reading

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Joe Tawadros: Permission to Evaporate

We are delighted that our long-time friend and collaborator, Joe Tawadros, will join us on stage for the upcoming tours of The Four Seasons. He will be performing selections from his latest album (which also scored him his third ARIA Award) –Permission … Continue reading

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The company you keep …

Joining us on stage this year are an oud-virtuoso, a YouTube Symphony Orchestra sensation, music’s ultimate triple-threat, and America’s favourite mezzo, among other stars of the classical music universe. Pretty good company, if you ask us – don’t believe us? … Continue reading

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Spicing it up: Joe Tawadros

Our favourite oud player, three-time Aria Award–winning Joe Tawadros will bring some spice to the ACO when he joins the ensemble in February for Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. He recently tore himself away from recording his next album to answer a couple of questions.  … Continue reading

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