The Music of Friends with Christopher Wrench & Louise King

Christopher Wrench, virtuoso keyboard magician

From Louise King, leading light and cellist with the group Cello Dreaming, Brisbane comes news of a feast of music in the Chamber Music Series for 2011.

Supported by Theme and Variations Piano Services (Steinway) and Strings at Hand Corporate Entertainment, this intimate concert series will feature some of Brisbane’s foremost classical ensembles and recitalists.

This includes brilliant keyboard specialist Christopher Wrench, who will play the harpsichord with the Four Elements Contemporary Baroque Ensemble in the premier concert.

Commencing on the 28th February at the Judith Wright Centre for Contemporary Art at Brisbane the Chamber Music Series for 2011 will include works from all the great composers spanning all the eras of music from the Baroque to the 21st Century.

The music of friends, as chamber music is often described today, is indeed appealing. Designed originally for a close up and personal encounter, it gently consumes the listener, providing a memorable experience that lifts the spirit and rewards the soul.

Bookings: 1300 81 00 21

What: Chamber Music Series for 2011.

When: February 28 – March 4

Where: Judith Wright Contemporary Art Museum, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland

PROGRAM

28 February 2011 6pm
Four Elements Contemporary Baroque Ensemble
with Christopher Wrench (h’chord), Tania Frazer (Oboe), Katherine Philp (cello), and Benjamin Greaves (violin)
La Folia Variations by Marais, Vivaldi and Correli.
Trio Sonata by Telemann

1 March 2011 6pm

Belinda Williams (viola)
Louise King (cello)
Asha Sykes (piano)
Suite No. 2 in D minor BWV 1008 for solo cello by J.S.Bach
Trauermusik for Viola and Piano by Hindemith
Inventions transcribed for viola & vc. by J.S.Bach
‘Mit zwei obligaten Augenglasern’ in Eb major W32 Duo for viola & vc by Beethoven
Concert Piece for Viola and Piano by ‘Enescu’
‘Julie-O’ by Mark Summer for solo cello – 3 mins with chat

2 March 2011 6pm
Dan Curro (cello)
Brieley Cutting (piano)
Benjamin Greaves (violin)
Judy Lin (piano)
Fantasiestuck for Cello and Piano Schumann
Theme and Variations for Violin and Piano by Messiaen
Sonata in D for Violin and Piano Hindemith
Folk Dances for Cello and Piano Schumann
Sonata for Violin and Piano Nigel Sabin

3 March 2011 6pm
Future performers

4 March 2011 6pm
Lapraik Ensemble featuring Zoe Brecht (viola), Andrew Chamberlain (cello) Benjamin Greaves (violin) and Judy Lin (Piano)
Schumann Piano Quartet
Suk Piano Quartet

Contact: Louise King – cellist – Concerts & Education
W: www.cellodreaming.cellotuition.com E: [email protected]
M: 0415 128 799 P:  07 5445 9171

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