TarraWarra Festival 2019 - Australian Chamber Orchestra

TarraWarra Festival 2019

23 - 24 February 2019

The TarraWarra Festival is a weekend of music, art, wine and some of the most breathtaking views in the Yarra Valley.

This February the Orchestra return to TarraWarra Museum of Art to perform a series of intimate concerts in response to the Museum’s major new exhibition, pairing the work of two exceptional Australian artists, Patricia Piccinini and Joy Hester, revealing their shared explorations of love and intimacy through the intermingled figure.

Details of each concert are listed below:

Concert 1 - 12:30pm Saturday 23 February

BACH The Art of Fugue: Contrapunctus I-IV
HANDEL Concerto Grosso in A major, Op.6, No.11 
BACH (arr. Labadie) Goldberg Variations: Selections


Concert 2 - 6:00pm Saturday 23 February

PĒTERIS VASKS Concerto for Violin and String Orchestra "Distant Light"
SCHOENBERG Verklärte Nacht


Masterclass - 11:00am Sunday 24 February

ACO Principal Violin Helena Rathbone gives a Masterclass before the afternoon's concert.

Concert 3 - 2:30pm Sunday 24 February

BRAHMS String Sextet No.1, Op.18: I. Allegro ma non troppo
FRANK PROTO (arr. Bibeau) Sonata 1963
SZYMANOWSKI (arr. Tognetti) String Quartet No.2, Op.56


Weekend packages for the 2019 TarraWarra Festival are available below. Full travel packages, including flights and accommodation, are also available from our Principal Partner Virgin Australia.

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