From the Hungarian plains to the Transylvanian alps

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Details

Vardos have been serenading audiences around the world since late last century, driven by wild violin, accordion and double bass, their gypsy-folk and Romany styled song is a rare treat in contemporary concert halls.

Their travels have taken them throughout a swathe of Australian music festivals and internationally through New Zealand, New Caledonia, Switzerland, Hungary and the United States.

Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Vardos

PROGRAM

Traditional
Ha bemegyek a kocsmaba
Hey Jancsika
Te vagy a kutya
Maramures suite
Dorumb
Piece for Trumpet violin
Invirtita
Negyes
Kecskes
Dances from Palatka
Banateana
Geamparale
Suite from Transylvania

ARTISTS

Alana Hunt violin, trumpet violin, milk jug
Sofia Chapman accordion, viola, Jaw’s harp, guitar, hurdy gurdy
Kirri Buchler double bass, drum, violin
Tim Meyen hammered dulcimer, spoons, double bass

Series

This production is part of the following series:

Local Heroes 2018

Now in its seventh year, Melbourne Recital Centre’s Local Heroes series brings together Melbourne’s best artists in a year-long festival of chamber music.

Vardos

Vardos have been serenading audiences around the world since late last century, driven by wild violin, accordion and double bass, their gypsy-folk and Romany styled song is a rare treat in contemporary concert halls.

Venue