Join the Australian String Quartet and guest artists for two exquisite regional festivals in 2018. Set in intimate surrounds, experience the rejuvenating power of chamber music coupled with the stunning vistas of Margaret River, Western Australia and Dunkeld, in Victoria’s Southern Grampians.
“A superb musical feast…”Dunkeld Festival Guest
Friday 6 – Sunday 8 April 2018
Savour the best of the spectacular Western Australian wine region with a great musical adventure at Voyager Estate, Vasse Felix and Clairault | Streicker Wines and Cape Lodge. With matched food and wines from the region’s finest wineries, enjoy a feast for the senses as the Quartet presents a compelling program of chamber music. The ASQ will be joined by Australia’s acclaimed soprano, Sara Macliver and Dean Newcomb, Principal Clarinet, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, to present works by Schubert, Handel and Mozart.
Friday 13 – Sunday 15 April 2018
Sunday 15 – Tuesday 17 April 2018
Relish moments of tranquillity and calm at the ASQ’s Dunkeld Festival of Music. With intimate concerts in the charming Mt Sturgeon Woolshed and Myers’ Library and warm hospitality by the iconic Royal Mail Hotel, tickets to this festival are in high demand. Among the program highlights, pianist Brenda Jones and clarinettist Dean Newcomb, join the Quartet to perform two masterpieces by Brahms – his glorious Piano Quintet in F minor opus 34 and his heart-warming Clarinet Quintet.