Joy: Farrenc and Beethoven

... [Veronique] Serret’s playing is flawless.Time Out Sydney
Joy: Farrenc and Beethoven
Image: Keith Saunders

Works of new beginnings.

Date and Time 7:30PM | Tue | 25 Sep 2018
VenueCity Recital Hall


Franz Schubert
Notturno in E flat major, Op. 148

Ludwig van Beethoven
Violin Sonata No.5 in F major, Op. 24, “Spring”

Louise Farrenc
Nonet in E flat Major, Op. 38

Elena Kats-Chernin
Russian Rag (Nonet arrangement by the composer for Omega Ensemble)

92 (including interval)

About The Music

Acclaimed violinist Veronique Serret and Co-Artistic Director Maria Raspopova join forces for a powerful presentation of Beethoven’s Spring Sonata. This work for violin and piano celebrates new directions in music bridging the Classical and Romantic periods.

A turning point in her career, the premiere of Louise Farrenc’s exuberant Nonet allowed her to receive pay equal to her male counterparts. A trailblazer for other female composers to come. Also included in the program is Schubert’s Notturno, which is a gift of melody in all its glory.

The evening concludes with one of Australia’s favourite composers, Elena Kats-Chernin and one of her most treasured works, Russian Rag, mixing the popular rag style with Russian flavours in a special arrangement for Omega Ensemble.

Pre-concert Talk

Pre-concert talk 6:45pm presented by Mark Grandison

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