Spring Bouquet

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Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Duo Chamber Melange


‘Impressive.’ Stringendo journal

About Duo Chamber Melange

Duo Chamber Melange is a wonderful partnership between internationally acclaimed musicians Ivana Tomaskova (violin) and Tamara Smolyar (piano). Collaborators for more than 20 years, Ivana and Tamara’s exquisite musical bond and masterful technique represent the true art of music-making.

About this concert

Celebrate the beauty of spring with Duo Chamber Melange and a vibrant musical bouquet. Dvořák’s zippy Sonatina shows his Bohemian roots and the budding influence of life in New York. The lively and teasing melodies of Australian composer Margaret Sutherland’s rarely performed Sonatina are equally invigorating. The concert comes into full bloom with Franck’s exquisite Sonata, a favourite in the repertoire that bursts with poetic splendour.

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Duo Chamber Melange
Ivana Tomaskova violin
Tamara Smolyar piano


Antonín Dvořák
Sonatina for violin & piano in G, Op.100

Margaret Sutherland
Sonatina for violin & piano

César Franck
Sonata for violin & piano in A


This production is part of the following series:

Local Heroes 2021

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.

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