Britten Paterson Beethoven

ASQ in Concert

Powerhouse Theatre, Brisbane Powerhouse
Brisbane
Turrbal Country


Wed 13 April 2022
7.30pm

Approximately 85 minutes no interval

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Britten’s Three Divertimenti for String Quartet opens this concert with a flourish of colour. At times reflective and at times brooding, this sharp, brilliant set of three short character pieces showcases a breadth of musical tone and texture from the Quartet.

Following the Britten will be the World Premiere of a new work commissioned by the ASQ from Australian composer David Paterson. This is Paterson’s third commission for the ensemble, having also produced two other works, Quartettsätze and Scherzo, in 2016 and 2020 respectively.

Finishing this program is Beethoven’s third and final Razumovsky quartet, fondly nicknamed the Eroica (Heroic). Considered by many as one of Beethoven’s most radiant compositions, its bustling and triumphant final movement is what has earned it its nickname. As this concert began, so too shall it finish with a display of technical mastery from the ASQ in this playfully interweaving and uplifting finale.

PROGRAM

BRITTEN
Three Divertimenti

DAVID PATERSON
String Quartet No.1* (World Premiere)

BEETHOVEN
String Quartet in C Major, Op.59 No.3, Razumovsky

*Commissioned by the Australian String Quartet with the generous support of Michael Rowe and Bernard Ryan in celebration of the birthday of Patricia Davidson

PROGRAM PLAYLIST

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