TarraWarra Festival 2015 - Australian Chamber Orchestra

TarraWarra Festival 2015

7 - 8 March 2015


Saturday 7 March 12.30pm

Richard Tognetti Artistic Director and Lead Violin

Vivaldi Concertos and Sculthorpe: A tribute to one of Australia’s great distinctive voices, with works written for the ACO, juxtaposed against concertos by the baroque master of string composition: Vivaldi.

VIVALDI  Concerto Grosso in C major, RV117
SCULTHORPE Sonata No.2 for Strings
VIVALDI Violin Concerto in A minor, RV356
SCULTHORPE Sonata No.1 for Strings
VIVALDI Concerto Grosso in D minor, RV565

Saturday 7 March 6.00pm

Richard Tognetti, Artistic Director and Lead Violin

Colour and Structure: An evening of works marked by instrumental colour and distinctive structure, featuring Richard Tognetti                                                                                                                                          

BACH The Art of Fugue: Contrapunctus 1-4
DEBUSSY (arr. Moore) Sonata for Violin: I. Allegro vivo
FRANCK (arr. Tognetti) Sonata for Violin: I. Allegretto ben moderato
STRAVINSKY  Apollo: Apotheosis
SAINT-SAENS Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso

Sunday 8 March 2.30pm

Richard Tognetti, Artistic Director and Lead Violin
Satu Vänskä, Violin

Italy from the Outside: A program highlighting works inspired by Italy: either by travel, or in the case of Denisov, appropriation of Paganini themes

MOZART Divertimento in F, K138
DENISOV Paganini Caprices: Selections
BARBER Adagio for Strings
TCHAIKOVSKY Souvenir de Florence


Richard Tognetti Violin

With a blend of fine art, live music and stunning views, this weekend-long festival in the Yarra Valley, only an hour from Melbourne, features intimate concerts led by Richard Tognetti.
Limited to 200 guests, the Festival experience includes masterclasses, guided tours of the museum’s exquisite Ian Fairweather and Tony Tuckson exhibitions and, of course, music from the ACO.
Gala Dinner
Dinner at the TarraWarra Estate Restaurant with ACO musicians is also available, with places strictly limited to 60 places.
Price: $220 per head. Includes 3 courses and matching TarraWarra Estate wines.
Dinner bookings: 03 5957 3510
How to get there
311 Healesville-Yarra Glen Road,
Healesville, Victoria, Australia
Melway reference
277 B2

By Car
Eastern Freeway and Maroondah Highway. Driving time from city approx 1 hr.

Step by step instructions:
Take the Eastern Freeway M3
Exit onto the Ringwood bypass state route 62 toward Ringwood
Left onto the Maroondah Hwy state route 36 toward Lilydale
Continue through Lilydale
At the fork in the road take the Melba Hwy B300 toward Yarra Glen
At the roundabout on approach to Yarra Glen take a right toward Healesville on the C726

Public Transport
Rail to Lilydale Station (from City loop)
Bus route 685 Lilydale to Healesville via Yarra Glen
If you are coming by public transport, visit www.ptv.vic.gov.au to plan your journey.
The journey planner will give you the best options for connection between train and bus.