The subject of dreams has long occupied the imagination of composers, poets, and artists throughout history. The Australian Haydn Ensemble (AHE) explores this subject on Melbourne Digital Concert Hall, with an intriguing collection of works including Haydn’s Dream Quartet, Bach’s Goldberg Variations and Beethoven’s interpretation of Shakespeare’s Tomb Scene from Romeo and Juliet performed online from the Cellblock Theatre at Sydney’s National Art School.
The performers: Skye McIntosh – violin/ Matt Greco – violin/ Karina Schmitz – viola/ Daniel Yeadon – cello
The programme: Haydn – String Quartet Op. 50 No. 5 ‘The Dream’/ Beethoven – String Quartet Op. 18 No. 1/ Adagio Affettuoso ed Appassionato/ Bach – Goldberg Variations arr. String Quartet (Selections)