Acacia Quartet’s ‘Testament’ Ranges From The Classical To The Contemporary
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Acacia Quartet’s ‘Testament’ Ranges From The Classical To The Contemporary

Acacia Quartet Acacia Quartet presents Testament, a spectacular concert that ranges from the classical to the contemporary via the impressionistic.  Testament features a searing work of the same name by Lebanese-Armenian composer Tigran Mansurian as well as string quartet by Mozart, Debussy and celebrated young Australian composer Alice Chance. Mansurian’s piece is a five-minute Lento,…

Acacia Quartet’s ‘La Malinconia’ Includes A New Work By Gordon Kerry
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Acacia Quartet’s ‘La Malinconia’ Includes A New Work By Gordon Kerry

  Acacia Quartet, presents La Malinconia, an exquisite afternoon concert which takes its  title from the fourth movement of Beethoven’s String Quartet No.6, La Malinconia (‘melancholy’). They will perform three outstanding works in the elegant North Sydney concert venue with its famously magnificent acoustic. Ludwig van Beethoven’s String Quartet Op. 18, No.6 is the last…

CD Review: This Moment Must Be Sung
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CD Review: This Moment Must Be Sung

The power of the human voice collides with words and music in the latest CD release from Halcyon This moment must be sung, (Tall Poppies) which features the chamber songs of contemporary Australian composer Andrew Schultz (b 1960). A prolific composer of instrumental and vocal music for both small and large forces, Schulz says he…