Enjoy the beauty of Haydn’s string quartets in the superb acoustic surrounds of the Collins St Baptist Church.
Bringing together four of Australia’s premiere chamber music ensembles, this program is a celebration of the string quartet in all its forms, from Haydn’s most exquisite compositions through to the great works of the composers who followed him—Hummel, Shostakovich, Ross Edwards and more.
With recitals starting at 6pm and running only an hour, this series makes for an excellent late– afternoon musical taster—the ideal way to whet your appetite before moving on to the Festival’s evening program.
WED 14 OCTOBER
Orava Quartet continues to astonish with its powerhouse performances. Music by Haydn, Shostakovich and Australian composer Ross Edwards.
AUSTRALIAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
THU 15 OCTOBER
Richard Tognetti and his colleagues from the Australian Chamber Orchestra present this unique program of music from three of the key composers of western music.
AUSTRALIAN HAYDN ENSEMBLE
WED 21 OCTOBER
A relative newcomer to the local music scene, the Australian Haydn Ensemble has quickly made a name for itself.
THU 22 OCTOBER
Ironwood specialises in the music of the early 19th century.