Coffee & cake: 10:30am
Flinders Quartet (FQ) is instantly recognisable as one of Australia’s most loved chamber music ensembles. A quartet for the twenty-first century, FQ continues its second decade with acknowledged musical skill and maturity.
The group’s dynamic and stirring performances of a full spectrum of repertoire make them a highly respected force in Australian chamber music.
RICHARD MILLS String Quartet No. 4 Glimpses from my book of Dada
FRANZ SCHUBERT Winterreise (a selection) arranged for string quartet by Calvin Bowman.
FRANZ SCHUBERT String Quartet in D minor D.810 Death and the Maiden
Each of the works in this program tell vivid, fantastical stories.
From latte drinking airheads to a little girl having a conversation with Death, the myriad of colours produced by the string quartet are the perfect narrative tool.
Calvin Bowman re-imagines Schubert’s seminal work, Winterreise, with these colours in mind, celebrating Schubert’s ongoing relevance and influence in 21st century Australia.
“Their shading, rhythmic pliability and tautness of ensemble are impeccable.” Limelight Magazine
CREATIVES: Shane Chen, violin; Nicholas Waters, violin; Helen Ireland, viola; Zoe Knighton, cello.
RUNNING TIME: 2 hours