Barbican Residency - Australian Chamber Orchestra

Barbican Residency

15 November 2016 - 14 March 2017


As the Barbican Centre’s first Artist-in-Residence at Milton Court Concert Hall, Richard Tognetti takes London by storm in 2016 and 2017, appearing as solo recitalist, genre-defying performer, pedagogue and of course, as first amongst equals with the ACO.

RICHARD TOGNETTI IN RECITAL
15 Nov 2016, 7.30pm

The Milton Court residency begins with Richard’s refreshing take on the classical violin recital, as he tackles the grand European classical tradition head on.

Richard Tognetti Violin
Polina Leschenko Piano

ARVO PÄRT Fratres
BEETHOVEN Violin Sonata in F major Spring
SCULTHORPE Irkanda I
BRAHMS Sonata No.3 in D minor


RICHARD TOGNETTI & SATU VÄNSKÄ
24 Nov 2016, 7.30pm

An exploration of electro-acoustic repertoire in an eclectic, genre-bending gig where nothing is off-limits.

Richard Tognetti Violin
Satu Vänskä Violin
Electronic Music Students of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama

AUSTRALIAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

13 Mar 2017, 7.30pm

Richard Tognetti directs the Orchestra in a vibrant program that sweeps from the Baltic to the Barrier Reef.

Richard Tognetti Director & Violin
Nathan Braude Viola

SMALLEY Strung Out
MOZART Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat major
PĒTERIS VASKS Vox Amoris
SHOSTAKOVICH Chamber Symphony

ACO AND MUSICIANS FROM THE GUILDHALL SCHOOL OF MUSIC
14 Mar 2017, 7.30pm

Richard Tognetti and the ACO join creative forces with musicians from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in a concert of Romantic heavyweights.

Australian Chamber Orchestra
Richard Tognetti Director & Violin
Musicians of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama

BEETHOVEN
 (arr. strings) String Quartet in B-flat major, Op.130
BEETHOVEN (arr. strings) Grosse Fuge, Op.133
BRAHMS (arr. strings) Sextet No.2 in G major


THE REEF
11 Mar 2017, 7.30pm

Live music accompanies breathtaking natural footage in the ACO’s acclaimed multimedia project.

Creative Team

Richard Tognetti Artistic Director & Violin
Mick Sowry Writer, Producer & Director
Jon Frank Director of Photography
Simon Yeo Executive Producer
Nigel Jamieson Staging Director and Dramaturg
Michael Gruchy Editor and Media Designer
Mick Sowry & Jon Frank Editors
Derek Hynd Director of Surfing
Edward Saltau Second Camera & IT
Sian James-Holland Lighting Designer
Joseph Nizeti Music Technology & Artistic Assistant


Featured Artists

Richard Tognetti Artistic Director and Lead Violin
Mark Atkins Didgeridoo
Satu Vänskä Voice & Violin
Timo-Veikko Valve Cello

CONCERT PARTNER

All concerts take place in Milton Court Concert Hall. For more information visit barbican.org.uk

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