Australian String Quartet Presents James Ledger World Premiere
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Australian String Quartet Presents James Ledger World Premiere

The Australian String Quartet (ASQ) presents its final 2018 tour performance with a program of celebrated works by Schubert and Shostakovich, complemented by the world premiere of a work by Australian composer James Ledger, specially commissioned by the ASQ. Western Australian composer James Ledger’s revolutionary new work The Distortion Mirror adds microphones to the ASQ’s Guadagnini…

Australian String Quartet Tours
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Australian String Quartet Tours

The Australian String Quartet returns to Sydney with Beethoven Widmann Beethoven, a concert crossing artistic disciplines and time, in an immersive musical experience with direction by Australian theatre-maker Andy Packer. The ASQ bookends its program with two of Beethoven’s great quartets, his final quartet, the String Quartet in F major op 135 and the very first quartet…

Australian String Quartet: Metamorphoses
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Australian String Quartet: Metamorphoses

  The Australian String Quartet performs quartets by Mozart, Ligeti and Ravel, each inspired by the work of a peer. Based at the University of Adelaide, Elder Conservatorium of Music, violinists Dale Barltrop and Francesca Hiew, violist Stephen King and cellist Sharon Draper play instruments made by the 18th century Italian luthier, Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, creating…