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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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ORIENTAL HORIZONS


Wednesday April 15 @ 7pm
Melbourne Recital Centre - Salon

Toru Takemitsu - Between Tides (1993)
Franz Liszt arr. Keith Humble – Orpheus Symphonic Poem
Ludwig van Beethoven - Kakadu Variations op.121a
Sergei Rachmaninov - Trio Élégiaque No.1 in G minor

Firebird Trio welcomes William Hennessy as Guest Violin

Firebird Trio commences 2015 with a concert dedicated to the influence of Orientalism in music. Takemitsu's Between Tides offsets the compass with its exquisite irregularities of meter and harmony, while Liszt's tone-poem ‘Orpheus’ is realised in a luminous arrangement by Keith Humble. Beethoven's Kakadu Variations and Rachmaninov’s stirring trios round off the concert.

 

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