Star pianist David Fung joins MCO for two of Bach’s sparkling keyboard concertos, alongside music of Dvořák, Telemann and Bartók.
To hear Bach’s keyboard concertos is to witness the birth of a genre. Alternating bustling brio and the most heartfelt lyricism, Bach creates music that speaks across the centuries. Recently praised for his “simply gorgeous” playing and “crystalline phrasing” by the Washington Post, pianist David Fung is an ideal match for the immaculate poise and effortless dexterity these wonderful concertos require.
Béla Bartók’s Divertimento is one of the iconic works for chamber orchestra—an exhilarating showpiece, inflected with folk melodies and driving rhythms. An intriguing Telemann concerto for four violins and three heartfelt miniatures by Dvořák complete a concert of contrasts across the centuries.
Presented by Melbourne Chamber Orchestra
Three Miniatures Op.75a
Concerto for four violins TWV54:A1
Keyboard Concerto No.7 in G minor BWV1058
Keyboard Concerto No.4 in A BWV1055
William Hennessy AM Director
David Fung Piano
Melbourne Chamber Orchestra
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Melbourne Chamber Orchestra is the heart of chamber music in Australia’s chamber music capital.
Sunday 5 May 2019 2.30pm
Duration: 2 hours (incl. interval)
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