Concerts and activities
|20 Feb, 2014 Thursday|
Musica Viva presents Kelemen Quartet. Combining youthful brilliance with the finest Hungarian tradition, the Kelemen Quartet's energetic flair and striking charisma adds a thrilling modern zest to their performance of music from their great compatriot Bartok alongside a world premiere by Ross Edwards and well-known masterpieces.
|20 March, 2014|
Musica Viva presents Sitkovetsky Trio. This award-winning trio of acclaimed young solosits is conquering the globe with its unusual blend of dazzling virtuosity and heartfelt, thoughtful artistry. Their delight in playing together reaches out across the footlights to touch audiences in music by Smetana, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and a new work by Carl Vine.
|15 May, 2014 Thursday|
Musica Viva presents American Brass Quintet. In their first Australian appearance for four decades, the world's leading 'high priests of brass' bring their rich-toned and perfectly matched sound to this unforgettable, masterly concert, spanning the centuries from the grandeur of Renaissance Venice to the high-octane excitement of the 21st century.
|4 Sept, 2014 Thursday|
Musica Viva presents Imogen Cooper. One of the greatest pianists of her generation, Imogen Cooper CBE makes a long overdue return to Australia for this special program highlighting her poetic, insightful interpretations of the composers closest to her heart: Brahms, Schubert and Schumann.
|25 Sept, 2014 Thursday|
Musica Viva presents Borodin Quartet. The legendary Borodin String Quartet is approaching its 70th concert season, so every concert glows with the unmistakable authenticity of experience and knowledge: the power behind the mighty 'Borodin sound', heard at its finest in music by Shostakovich and Beethoven.
|8 Nov, 2014Thursday|
Musica Viva presents Ray Chen with Timothy Young. Raised in Brisbane, jet-setting virtuoso Ray Chen is one of the brightest stars in the new generation of violinists. His first national recital tour (with the sensitive accompaniment of Timothy Young) has all the spectacular fireworks you could wish for, from the elegant finesse of Mozart and Prokofiev to the exuberant acrobatics of Sarasate.
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