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Dvořák's String Quintet No.3

Bright & Spirited Strings

Inspired by the sights and sounds of America, Dvořák’s Quintet is charming and full of joy.

Venue
Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House
Adult tickets from $89, concessions available
Reserve General Admission
Adult AdultGeneral Admission$89.00
Student StudentGeneral Admission$81.00
Pensioner PensionerGeneral Admission$81.00
Under 35 Under 35General Admission$45.00
Child ChildGeneral Admission$45.00
*Booking fee of $8.95 may apply.

Dvořák wrote some of his most famous works in New York during his time as director of the National Conservatory of Music – including this charming String Quintet.

He was fascinated by the music of America, particularly Native American and African-American music, and was energised by influences outside European traditions. This quintet is full of joy, as fresh and invigorating as a brisk walk through Central Park in autumn.

The intimacy of the Utzon Room is the perfect setting to hear Andrew Haveron perform solo in Bartók’s Sonata. This technically demanding work was written in New York for the great violinist Yehudi Menuhin and is a captivating showpiece for the mastery of the performer.

Program

BARTÓK Sonata for Solo Violin
DVOŘÁK String Quintet No.3

Artists

SYDNEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA MUSICIANS
Sandro Costantino
Lerida Delbridge
Andrew Haveron
Catherine Hewgill
Anna Skálová
Justin Williams