Workshop For String Players (4:00 - 6:00)
Acacia Quartet's return to the Mitchell Conservatorium will see the quartet with guest Emile Cantor giving two workshops for string players.
4 + Viola! (Guest Emile Cantor, viola) (7:30 - 9:30pm)
International viola soloist Emile Cantor returns to Australia to join Acacia Quartet for a program of viola quintets by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Nick Wales and Antonin Dvorak.
The program will feature Mozart's exquisite String Quintet in G minor, K516, Boomi's Ray by Australian composer Nick Wales, best known for his collaborations, notably with Sarah Blasko and the Sydney Dance Company and Dvorák's joyful String Quintet Op. 97, which he wrote during his summer vacation in Spillville, Iowa in 1893, just after his famous American quartet.