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Australian String Quartet—ADÈS SCHUMANN


Monday 15 Aug 2022, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Hammond Gallery


In this special presentation at the Victorian Artists Society, we perform two incredible works exploring the idyll and the romantic.
Australian-String-Quartet-2022-6-photograph-by-Jacqui-Way

Australian-String-Quartet-2022-6-photograph-by-Jacqui-Way

Australian String Quartet—ADÈS SCHUMANN

Location: Hammond Gallery


Monday 15 Aug 2022, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
In this special presentation at the Victorian Artists Society, we perform two incredible works exploring the idyll and the romantic.

Thomas Adès’ Arcadiana is an evocative collection of seven movements that explore an idyll of natural wonder—vast landscapes conjured through sound. Since its conception in 1994, it has gone on to take its place as one of the most ingenious and beautifully crafted string quartets of our time.

Robert Schumann is a composer who never shies away from expressing all that it is to be human. His String Quartet No.3 is no exception, riding waves of raw emotion—at times joyful, at times longing, yet always intimate—sweeping the listener into a drama of heart-wrenching romance and vulnerability.

Tickets prices:

Adult $70
Concession $60
Student/30 & Under $30

Book online at: https://asq.com.au/liveconcerts/ades-schumann/


THE ROMANTIC AND THE IDYLL

By Francesca Hiew

Robert Schumann’s third string quartet, in my opinion, is his most intimate chamber music composition. There is so much inward tenderness, beauty and affection at the heart of this quartet that seems to borrow from his fondness for song-writing. Robert Schumann wrote his three quartets a few years after marrying Clara Wieck, one of the most celebrated piano soloists of her day ...

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Francesca Hiew

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