Brahms Piano Quintet12 - 26 August 2013
BACH (arr. Tognetti) Canons on a Goldberg Ground, BWV1087
LIGETI Etudes: No.7, No.10, No.11 & No.13
IVES Scherzo, "Holding your own!"
IVES Piano Sonata, No.2 “Concord”: The Alcotts
BACH Keyboard Concerto in F minor, BWV1056
BRAHMS Piano Quintet
Richard Tognetti Director and Violin
Satu Vänskä Violin
Christopher Moore Viola
Timo-Veikko Valve Cello
Jeremy Denk Piano
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Brahms' Piano Quintet, both powerful and tender, is one of the masterworks of 19th-century chamber music, almost symphonic in its breadth and depth.
Denk describes Ives’ classic Concord Sonata as “one of the most profoundly nostalgic and tender projects in all of music." It is this American pianist's calling card, vividly portraying the idealism, strength, hope, and fierce individuality inherent in the American ethos.
In the Press: Brahms 3 & Mozart Sinfonia Concertante
‘It may be old music, but Tognetti’s Brahms calls for new ears.’ (4 stars) Clive Paget, concert review on Limelight Magazine, 19 August Read More ‘Tognetti issues a remarkable call to Brahms.’ Murray Black, The Australian, 18 August Read More (The … Continue reading
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Live in the Studio: Brahms’ Third Symphony with Richard Tognetti
The latest edition of our Live in the Studio series features Richard Tognetti, the ACO musicians and guests rehearsing the first movement of the Brahms’ Symphony No.3 in F major. Filmed over two days of rehearsals, this video features the … Continue reading
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Brahms’ Influence on Popular Culture
Swanky hotel foyers, the customer service hotline of your least favourite supplier, or the ice cream truck – no facet of day-to-day life is left untouched by classical music. Little wonder then, that one of the most popular symphonies by … Continue reading
Trailer: Brahms 3 & Mozart Sinfonia Concertante
This August, don’t miss the ACO’s grand program that features one of the seminal works in the classical repertoire, Brahms’ colossal Third Symphony as well as Mozart’s glorious Sinfonia Concertante for violin, viola and orchestra, and the Overture to his The … Continue reading
Brahms’ Enduring Genius Is In His Third Symphony
ACO Artistic Director and Lead Violin Richard Tognetti directs the Australian Chamber Orchestra. Johannes Brahms’ colossal Third Symphony is widely considered to be one of the greatest symphonies of all time. And with its sweeping lyrical string lines and contrasting evocative key … Continue reading
Video: Brahms 3 & Mozart Sinfonia Concertante Concert Introduction
Former ACO Principal Viola Chris Moore takes us through the Brahms 3 & Mozart Sinfonia Concertante program and, alongside ACO Artistic Director and Lead Violin Richard Tognetti, gives an exclusive preview of the ‘duel’ between violin and viola on Mozart’s … Continue reading
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