A blockbuster program of classical music.
Hailed as ‘world class’ and ‘the most exciting young quartet on the block’ (Limelight), Orava Quartet is one of Australia’s top string quartets.
Joined by superstar Australian soprano Greta Bradman, this program showcases quintessential classics, best-loved Russian works with Orava Quartet’s signature energy and passion.
Experience one of Tchaikovsky’s most famous works, his uplifting string quartet, Shostakovich’s emotional String Quartet No.8, Haydn’s humorous ‘The Joke’ from his ‘Russian’ quartets, plus the heart-wrenching romance of Rachmaninoff’s Vocalise. This blockbuster program brings together some of the most popular works within the string quartet repertoire, performed by Australia’s leading musicians.
Escape the everyday with an unforgettable night of soaring melodies in the celebrated acoustic of Melbourne Recital Centre, the Best Place to Hear.
Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Orava Quartet
String Quartet Op.33 No.2 ‘The Joke’
String quartet No.1 (unfinished)
String Quartet No.8, C minor, Op.110
Serge Rachmaninoff arr. Richard Mills
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
String Quartet No .1 in D, Op.11
Greta Bradman soprano
This production is part of the following series:
Melbourne Recital Centre’s Southbank Series brings talented artists from across Australia to Melbourne for audiences to enjoy in the best place to hear.
The Orava Quartet has been hailed by Limelight magazine and more as ‘world class’ and ‘the most exciting young quartet on the block’.
Tuesday 13 March 2018 7pm
Duration: 1 hour 45 mins (incl. interval)
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