Beethoven 94 - 15 August 2012
MESSIAEN Prayer of Christ ascending towards his Father, from L’Ascension
BRAHMS Geistliches Lied
BEETHOVEN Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
BEETHOVEN Symphony No.9
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The ACO's internationally-acclaimed Beethoven symphony series reaches its climax
with Symphony No.9, "Ode to Joy", featuring one of the finest British choirs
and an exceptional line-up of soloists.
Critics called the ACO's recent Beethoven concert in London “the finest concert of the summer” and spoke of “thrilling playing”, “vibrant drive” and “total involvement”, concluding, “this compact chamber orchestra matches anything Europe can offer in energy, precision and interpretative rigour.”
Building to the symphony, a trio of serene yet intense works, swelling to Beethoven's depiction of a sea voyage.
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“Superlatives seem inadequate for this latest and consummate instalment of the Beethoven cycle by Richard Tognetti and the Australian Chamber Orchestra. In short..."
“The Australians, led by concertmaster Richard Tognetti, dove into both works with vigor and liveliness. All the tempos were fast, particularly in the slow movements. What distinguished these performances were the dynamics. The Australians played with constant adjustments in loudness … Continue reading
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Missed the #sydneystorm, but still getting soaked in the rain! Day off down at #SouthBeach #Miami :: #ACOonTour #ACO15 A photo posted by Australian Chamber Orchestra (@austchamberorchestra) on Apr 23, 2015 at 9:05pm PDT Like this piano, we too are … Continue reading