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Sydney Opera House

  • Sydney Opera House Bennelong Point Sydney, NSW, 2000 Australia (map)

Rhythm & Texture

It’s all about rhythm and texture in this exciting program by Acacia Quartet. Starting with Osvaldo Golijov’s haunting Tenebrae, we are transported above the planet, seeing Earth as a beautiful blue sphere. Beautiful, pulsating textures are carefully threaded with haunting melodies. Dmitri Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 7 is dedicated to his first wife and shows all the emotion and heightened drama of Shostakovich’s best work — nervous energy and rapid pulses next to hypnotic lyrical passages.
Lyle Chan’s Andante Moderato, a world premiere, is more subtle and subdued, followed Javier Alvarez’s Metro Chabacano - a dedication to one of Mexico City’s subway stations.
And lastly, an inspired finale with Ravel’s work, String Quartet in F, composed in 1903.

Earlier Event: October 14
Opera in the Vineyards
Later Event: November 2
Village Café & Wine Bar