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Clarence Valley Conservatorium

  • Clarence Valley Conservatorium 8 Villiers Street Grafton, NSW, 2460 Australia (map)

American Tradition

Osvaldo Golijov's haunting Tenebrae was written in response to violence and beauty. Gordon Kerry's String Quartet No. 5, a new Australian work, is featuring various hymns and is nature descriptions. The program will finish with Antonín Dvorák's famous String Quartet No. 12, Op. 96, 'American'. Dvorák wrote this wonderful piece during the summer of 1893, while being on vacation in Spillville, Iowa and it cleary shows African-American influences.

Earlier Event: March 25
Bowral Autumn Music Festival
Later Event: April 8
Coffs Harbour Conservatorium