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Ballarat Grammar School

  • Wendouree Centre for Performing Arts 1220 Howitt Street Wendouree, VIC, 3355 Australia (map)

Testament

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - String Quartet No. 19, K465 ‘Dissonance’

Tigran Mansurian - Testament

Alice Chance - SQ (New Work) 

Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet Op. 18/6

Mozart’s String Quartet in C Major, K465, nicknamed ‘Dissonance’ was written between 1782 and 1785 and is the last one in a set of six quartets, dedicated to Joseph Haydn. The famous opening earned the piece its nickname.

Testament by Lebanese-Armenian Tigran Mansurian is a five-minute Lento, written in 2004 as a tribute to ECM Records-founder and producer Manfred Eicher. 

Young Australian composer, Alice Chance (2018 APRA Finalist), has written a new string quartet for Acacia Quartet.

Ludwig van Beethoven's String Quartet Op. 18/6 is the last of a set of six string quartets, making up Op. 18. They got commissioned by Prince Lobkowitz and No. 6 became famous for the harmonic spectrum in its La Malinconia movement, never heard at the time before.

Earlier Event: March 31
Bowral Autumn Music Festival
Later Event: April 6
Port Phillip Estate