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Bach holds a special place in the heart of every Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) musician. In this program they explore his genius with an impressive line-up featuring Richard Tognetti, Erin Helyard, Brett Dean and ACO Principal Cello, Timo-Veikko Valve.
Richard Tognetti’s solo violin opens the program. Its pure, captivating tone sets the scene before giving way to the vibrant lyricism of the Sonata in A major for violin and harpsichord. A favourite of Richard’s and audiences alike, his recording of the complete Bach Sonatas for violin and harpsichord won an ARIA Award for Best Classical Album.
Brett Dean features as both composer and performer in this program. Commissioned by the ACO and the Swedish Chamber Orchestra, his Approach (Prelude to a Canon), was written as a prologue to Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No.6, leading directly into what he calls the “close, contrapuntal companionship” of the voices in Bach.
Bach’s inventive Brandenburg Concertos are one of his many crowning achievements. The Sixth Concerto is the most intimate of all and a striking and elegant finale to the famous suite.
Richard Tognetti Director & Violin
Brett Dean Viola
Erin Helyard Harpsichord
Timo-Veikko Valve Cello
Bach Andante from Sonata for Solo Violin No.2 in A minor
Bach Sonata for Violin and Harpsichord No.2 in A major
György Kurtág Hommage à J.S.B. from Signs, Games and Messages
Bach Selections from Three-Part Inventions
Marais Sonnerie de Sainte-Geneviève du Mont de Paris
Brett Dean Approach (Prelude to a Canon) Australian Premiere*
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.6 in B-flat major
*Commissioned by the Australian Chamber Orchestra and the Swedish Chamber Orchestra.
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