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Indies & Idols

Australian Chamber Orchestra

Richard Tognetti playing with the Australian Chamber Orchestra

Discover how the kaleidoscopic dissonances and tripped-out textures of 20th-century Polish classical music ended up inspiring some of the boldest sounds in 21st-century culture.

Richard Tognetti and the white-hot players of his Australian Chamber Orchestra bring music by pop-cultural icons Jonny Greenwood and Bryce Dessner face-to-face with that of Szymanowski, Penderecki and Lutosławski in a show that’s been described as ‘a mind-bending, ear twisting, richly rewarding musical experience like few others’ (The Australian).

No music exists in a vacuum – so prepare for the worlds of neo-classicism, Polish folk and the avant garde to collide with contemporary cult classics in a dizzying, mesmerising and energising concert experience typical of our International Associate Ensemble.

This performance will end at approximately 9.45pm, including a 20 minute interval.

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photo of satu vanska in barbican theatre

Barbican Sessions: Satu Vänskä

 

In an empty Theatre, Satu Vänskä, Principal Violinist of the Australian Chamber Orchestra, performs JS Bach's ‘Allemande’ from Partita II in D minor.

photo of Timo-Veikko Valve

Barbican Sessions: Timo-Veikko Valve

 

In our latest session, Timo-Veikko Valve, principal cello at the Australian Chamber Orchestra, performs JS Bach's Sarabande from Suite No.4 for Unaccompanied Cello BWV1010 in E-flat Major at Milton Court.

Milton Court Concert Hall

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