Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Kristian Chong
‘Incredibly gifted, innovative, and charming.’ CutCommon magazine
About Kristian Chong & Friends
Acclaimed by audiences and critics alike, Kristian Chong & Friends brings you impeccable recitals of the world’s great chamber music, performed by Australia’s most-admired artists. Joined by musicians at the top of their game, Kristian’s recitals are an opportunity to revel in the gifts of your favourite performers in an intimate chamber music setting.
About this concert
Internationally renowned artists Kristian Chong and Brigid Coleridge team up for an electrifying trio of great works. Brigid is the violinist in the Boston-based Merz Trio, recent winners of the prestigious New York Concert Artists Guild competition. She joins Kristian for two impassioned works by George Enescu and Bela Bartók, and Mozart’s Sonata for piano and violin No.1. Enescu’s Impressions d’enfance is a partly autobiographical suite of 10 evocative works stemming from the composer’s earliest memories and requires fearsome virtuosity from both performers. Bartók’s Sonata for violin and piano No.2 is a similarly poignant, intense and hair-raising work that draws you into its intricate world almost immediately. This recital of formidable masterpieces is not to be missed.
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Brigid Coleridge violin
Kristian Chong piano
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Sonata for piano & violin No.1 in G, K.301
Impressions d’enfance, Op.28
Sonata for violin & piano No.2, Sz.76
This production is part of the following series:
Now in its tenth year, Melbourne Recital Centre’s Local Heroes series brings together Melbourne’s best artists in a year-long festival of chamber music.
Acclaimed by audiences and critics alike, Kristian Chong & Friends brings you impeccable recitals of the world’s great chamber music, performed by Australia’s most-admired artists.
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Monday 23 August 2021 6pm
Duration: 1 hour (no interval)
Standard $40 ($29 Concession)
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