Presented by 3MBS Melbourne 103.5FM
The 2024 Marathon concludes with Australian Wind Quintet’s Nielsen and Firebird Trio’s uplifting Schubert Trio.
The grand finale of the Marathon Transfigured opens with the mastery and consummate musicianship of five extraordinary soloists who have come together to form the Australian Wind Quintet. They will perform Carl Nielsen’s substantial and riveting work, a standout in the repertoire for this combination.
We end this day-long transformative experience with Schubert’s revered Piano Trio in B-flat performed by Melbourne favourites, Firebird Trio. Robert Schumann said, ‘One glance at Schubert’s Trio and the troubles of our human existence disappear and all the world is fresh and bright again’. What better recipe for transcending our daily lives and leaving the concert hall transfigured!
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Australian Wind Quintet
Joshua Batty flute
Shefali Pryor oboe
David Griffiths clarinet
Carla Blackwood horn
Lyndon Watts bassoon
Curt Thompson violin
Josephine Vains cello
Benjamin Martin piano
Wind Quintet, Op.43
Piano Trio No.1 in B-flat, D.898
This production is part of the following series:
Saturday 24 February 2024 8pm
Duration: 1 hour 15 mins (no interval) Please note, running times are approximate and subject to change.
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