Vasse Felix Festival - Australian Chamber Orchestra

Vasse Felix Festival

7 - 9 December 2018


Tickets for the 2018 Vasse Felix Festival are now sold out.

Richard Tognetti Director & Violin

Music. Wine. Food. For some, this is the holy trinity of entertainment. 

The ACO’s annual pilgrimage to Vasse Felix is one of the highlights of the year and makes an ideal pre-Christmas treat. Savour some of Australia’s most awarded wines while enjoying the magical views from the Vasse Felix Estate in Margaret River, Western Australia, with Richard Tognetti and the ACO over three glorious days:


Concert 1: Friday 7 December, 5:30pm

LUTOSŁAWSKI (arr. Rofe) Subito
SCULTHORPE Sonata for Strings No.1
STRAVINSKY (arr. strings) Three Pieces for string quartet
ELGAR Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op.20
SUFJAN STEVENS (arr. Atkinson) Suite from Run Rabbit Run


Concert 2: Saturday 8 December, 5:30pm

WAGNER (arr. Gürtler) Tristan und Isolde: Prelude
WALTON Sonata for Strings
WEBERN Five movements for string orchestra, Op.5: Selections
WEBERN (arr. Karttunen) Two pieces
BACH (arr. Labadie) Goldberg Variations, BWV988: Selections


Concert 3: Sunday 9 December, 11:00am

RAVEL (arr. Tognetti) Deux Mélodies Hébraïques
DEBUSSY (arr. Tognetti) Préludes, Book 1: VIII. La fille aux cheveux de lin, IX. La sérénade interrompue
RAVEL (arr. Tognetti) String Quartet: II. Assez vif, très rythmé 
BARTÓK (arr. Tognetti) String Quartet No.4: IV. Allegretto pizzicato 
MENDELSSOHN Octet in E-flat major, Op.20


Travelling to the show?

ACO Subscribers receive 10% off the base fare* when they fly with our Principal Partner Virgin Australia.

Info & Bookings

*Offer is only available to ACO Subscribers who book their travel 20 days in advance. Visit the bookings page for full Terms & Conditions.