Overview

The Australian World OrchestraChamber 8 on Tour are a supergroup of Australia’s finest musicians who work and perform with the world’s greatest orchestras. These extraordinary musicians will come together for just four concerts in 2017 as they tour their exceptional musicianship around Australia.

The AWO's Chamber 8 on Tour will perform a captivating programme of the Beethoven Septet featuring Andrew Bain of the LA Philharmonic on horn, and the Dvořák String Quintet featuring Matthew McDonald of the Berlin Philharmonic on double bass with an ensemble of some of Australia's greatest musicians, including Brisbane’s own Paul Dean on clarinet.

This is a very rare opportunity to witness music-making of the highest calibre where each of the eight musicians have the opportunity to display their individual brilliance. The unusual scoring of Beethoven’s septet with a single clarinet, horn, bassoon, and strings allows for the musicians to interplay and engage in high spirited solos and duets in what’s arguably Beethoven’s finest chamber music composition. Matthew McDonald’s double bass performance in Dvořák’s String quintet brings a pizzicato sparseness to the bottom of the texture and creates a platform for the interweaving melodic strands of Dvořák’s master craftsmanship.

The AWO Chamber 8 on Tour is chamber music at its finest.

PROGRAM

BEETHOVEN Septet in E-flat major, Op.20
DVOŘÁK String Quintet No.2, Op.77

ARTISTS

Violin Natalie Chee (1st Concertmaster SWR Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart)
Violin Daniel Dodds (Festival Strings Lucerne)
Viola Tahlia Petrosian (Gewandhaus Leipzig)
Cello David Berlin (Melbourne Symphony Orchestra)
Double bass Matthew McDonald (Berlin Philharmonic)
Clarinet Paul Dean (Senior Lecturer of Clarinet and Head of Woodwind at the Queensland Conservatorium)
Bassoon Lyndon Watts (formerly Munich Philharmonic)
Horn Andrew Bain (LA Philharmonic Orchestra)

  • PRESENTED IN CONCERT HALL REVERSE MODE

    This performance is presented in Concert Hall Reverse Mode with the audience seated in close proximity to the performers on the Concert Hall stage. Instead of performing to the main auditorium, the artists face the choir balconies and choir retractable seats. This seating arrangement is known as reverse mode and creates an intimate and relaxed atmosphere.

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Pricing Guide

Premium Adult $129 Concession^ $89
A-Reserve Adult $99 Concession^ $69
B-Reserve Adult $79 Concession^ $49
A-Reserve i Admission $89
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