Glass Dean Mendelssohn

Australian String Quartet

Glass Dean Mendelssohn

Performance Dates & Times

Monday 12 February, 2018
7:00 pm
City Recital Hall

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Philip Glass reflects upon the life of the iconic poet Yukio Mishima in a work of great evocative power, gripping in its vivid musical imagery of the controversial artist’s turbulent life. Brett Dean’s art is driven by serious concerns and his first string quartet responds to the events of the refugee crisis, through music of haunting eeriness and explosive anger reaching tentatively towards the hope for peace. 

The intensity of these opening works finds a perfect counterpoise in Mendelssohn’s radiant String Quartet in D major, where the composer marshals the full resources of his prodigious musicality in a virtuosic creation of musical sunshine. With all the ecstatic brilliance of the composer’s most joyful music, the quartet reminds us of music’s power to revive the spirits. 

Philip Glass String Quartet No.3 'Mishima'
Brett Dean String Quartet Eclipse
Mendelssohn String Quartet in D major Op.44 No.1

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Concession $65
Under 30 $30

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Performance Dates & Times

Monday 12 February, 2018
7:00 pm
City Recital Hall

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