Event Australian Chamber Orchestra
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Venue The John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington DC, United States of America
Umbrella Event Australia Presents 2009
First Date 29 September 2009
Last Date 30 September 2009
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Sydney-based Australian Chamber Orchestra brings its distinct give-and-take style back to the Kennedy Center with two evenings of chamber standards and modern masterpieces. On September 29, the group brings its "astonishingly warm…heavenly playing" (The Times, London) to two Ravel works arranged by the orchestra's veteran leader and violinist, Richard Tognetti. Also performed are works by Handel, Elgar, Bartók, and an astounding re-working of Carl Vine's daring Smith's Alchemy. The next night, September 30, the Australian Chamber Orchestra takes audiences from the Arab world to the rock aren
Description Source Website
Primary Genre Music
Secondary Genre Orchestral
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Web John F Kennedy Center calendar of events (archive) https://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/MKFSB
Press Release The Hon Peter Garrett AM MP, Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts Media release PG/336 11/9/2009 http://www.environment.gov.au/minister/archive/env/2009/mr20090911.html
Event Identifier 122239