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In 2015 Firebird Trio presents its 5th Concert Series at the Melbourne Recital Centre – Horizons.

A stunning collection of repertoire from all corners of the globe, designed to delight and provoke. Firebird Trio welcomes old friends and new, with the intrepid clarinet of Paul Dean, and Guest Violinists, Australia’s distinguished William Hennessy and American virtuoso, Dr. Curt Thompson.

Please join us for a year of expanded horizons

– Benjamin, Roger and Josephine

 

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EUROPEAN HORIZONS


Monday August 24 @ 7pm

W.A. Mozart - Piano Trio in E major K. 542
Robert Schumann - Piano Trio in G minor, Op.110
Joaquín Turina - Piano Trio No.2 in B minor
Hans Werner Henze - Adagio Adagio

Firebird's second concert for 2015 centres upon European music spanning two hundred years. The music of Mozart and Schumann open the program with works of characteristic beauty and grace, followed by the little-known, beguiling trio by the Spanish nationalist Joaquín Turina. Henze's Serenade for piano trio, tautologically named Adagio Adagio, draws on Shakespeare’s ‘A  Midsummer Night’s Dream’  in which Puck utters 'If we shadows have offended'.

 

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