Each day that Vivaldi walked the streets or traversed the canals of Venice, a key port and global trade centre, it brought him into contact with a flurry of sounds, smells, languages and thoughts that were like no other in Europe.
From the Ottoman Empire and the vast depths of Arabic intellectual and cultural life, through to North Africa and what would become India, Venice was a community where design, food, religion and the arts didn’t just mingle, they absorbed and integrated.
Vivaldi’s much-loved bastion of western music, The Four Seasons, could only have emerged from this melting pot.
Interspersing Vivaldi’s masterpiece with music from the masters of the oud and riq, Joseph and James Tawadros, will provide a living bridge of composition and performance that promises to excite and illuminate.
Richard Tognetti Director & Lead Violin
Joseph Tawadros Oud
James Tawadros Riq
Australian Chamber Orchestra
Interspersed with music by Joseph Tawadros and contemporaries of Vivaldi.
Connecting safely at QPAC
QPAC is operating at 100% capacity and masks are not mandatory, however we do strongly recommend you bring your mask with you to the theatre for use when physical distancing is not possible.
All patrons are currently required to register on arrival through the Check In Qld App and from 17 December 2021 will be required to provide proof of vaccination status or medical exemption. Find out more
The Safest Way to Buy!
QTIX is the official ticketing service for QPAC and ACO The Four Seasons. Selected packages are sold through authorised resellers only. Any tickets purchased through unauthorised sales channels may be seized or cancelled without refund or exchange and the bearer of the ticket may be denied admission. Unauthorised sales channels include Viagogo, eBay and Gumtree. Read more about purchasing tickets online.
Presented by Australian Chamber Orchestra
^Centrelink issued pension card holders, Veteran Affairs, Healthcare Card, Full-time students. Seniors card is not accepted
^^Under 30 years of age at the time of booking, ID required
^^^Full time student. ID required.
A transaction fee of $7.20 applies per transaction. Selected ticket delivery methods may incur an additional charge. The minimum price listed may be available for selected performances only. Please see the event calendar when booking for the available date(s) and time(s) of this performance.