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MUSIC – Lurline Chamber Orchestra: Soulful & Brilliant

August 4, 2010toAugust 8, 2010

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  • Programme runs 4 – 8 August 2010
  • Various locations (see below)

Lurline is thrilled to present to you the Australian premiere of two Rachmaninov Piano Preludes brilliantly arranged by Lee Armstrong. Then follows one of 34 String quintets by George Onslow, who was well respected by his contemporaries, Beethoven and Schubert, but faded mysteriously into obscurity. Two deep and prayerful works for viola and strings will feature Lurline co-founder Angela Lindsay, Trauermusik by Hindemith – a well loved work in the viola repertoire, plus a work less known in Australia, John Woolrich’s Ulysses Awakes. Closing the programme we will play the all-encompassing and consuming Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge. Written by Bridge’s pupil, Benjamin Britten, it offers all the great things about strings!

Soloist: Angela Lindsay – Viola
Sergei Rachmaninov/Lee Armstrong:
Prelude op. 23, No 5
Prelude op. 3, No 2 (Australian Premiere)
George Onslow (arr. A&M Lindsay): String Quintet No 12 (World Premiere)
Paul Hindemith: Trauermusik
John Woolrich: Ulysses Awakes
Benjamin Britten: Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge

Wednesday 4th August, 7pm, St Patricks Catholic Church, Sutherland
Thursday 5th August, 7 pm, St Matthews Anglican Church Windsor
Saturday 7th August, 2 pm, Randwick Town Hall
Sunday 8th August, 2 pm, Turramurra Uniting Church

More info www.lurlineco.com.au

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