Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Australian National Academy of Music
Augmented Mozart and fiery Boccherini.
About the artists
Principal cello of the Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) Timo-Veikko Valve is one of the most versatile musicians of his generation, performing as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral leader on both modern and period instruments. The Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) is dedicated to training exceptional young musicians, creating alumni that work around the world.
About the concert
Timo-Veikko Valve performs with and directs musicians from the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) in a program of augmented Mozart and fiery Boccherini as part of our Mostly Mozart series.
Beginning with Mozart’s String Quartet No.15, the piece elucidates the chromatic tendencies and hidden beauties that his compositions have endured. Finishing with what is undoubtedly Boccherini’s best-known composition, Symphony No.4 in D minor is a piece of charm and refinement. A performance of epic proportion, the sheer scale of musicality will stun and delight.
‘I’ve always imagined that the drama and passion of Mozart’s string quartet K421 would benefit from a larger format. The music is incredibly operatic – it almost demands more than four characters to play it out. I can’t wait to reveal this new arrangement for a large ensemble in our Mostly Mozart concert in the beautiful Elisabeth Murdoch Hall!’ Timo-Veikko Valve
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Australian National Academy Of Music Ensemble (ANAM)
Timo-Veikko Valve cello, director
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
String Quartet in D minor, K.421 – arr. for strings Valve
Symphony in D minor, Op.12 No.4 (G. 506) ‘La Casa Del Diavolo’
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Thursday 17 March 2022 11:30am
Duration: 1 hour 10 mins (no interval)
Standard $42 ($35 Concession)
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