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26/07 - 04/08/2019

Artistic Director Kathryn Stott

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2019 Festival Program

Friday, July 26th

19:30 - Townsville Civic Theatre - Townsville

Opening Night Concert - Creations

Hosted by Christopher Lawrence

And we’re off! Our Artistic Director has made no secret of her love for the music of Fauré and Fitkin. Their music couldn't be more different, but then diversity is what AFCM is all about. Let us introduce you to 23 Festival musicians performing music from France, China and the UK. Our 2019 Festival Opening night is sure to be special!

ERIC COATES
Bird Songs at Eventide - Text by Royden Barrie
Lotte Betts-Dean (mezzo-soprano), Aura Go (piano)

GRAHAM FITKIN
‘Recur’ for harp and string quartet (Australian première)
Ruth Wall (harp), Goldner String Quartet

JEAN FRANÇAIX
Dixtuor for wind and string quintet
I. Larghetto tranquillo
II. Andante
III. Scherzando
IV. Allegro Moderato

Sally Walker (flute), David Griffiths (clarinet), Rachael Clegg (oboe), Martin Kuuskmann (bassoon), Ben Jacks (horn), Liza Ferschtman (violin), Elizabeth Layton (violin), Christopher Moore (viola), Timo-Veikko Valve (cello), Roberto Carrillo-Garcia (double bass)

INTERVAL

BRIGHT SHENG
Three songs for cello and pipa
I.Seasons
II. Little Cabbage
III. Native Dance Sicilienne

Johannes Moser (cello), Wu Man (pipa)

GABRIEL FAURÉ
Piano Quartet No.2 in G minor, Op.45
I. Allegro molto moderato
II. Allegro molto
III. Adagio non troppo
IV. Allegro molto

Kathryn Stott (piano), Yura Lee (violin), Jennifer Stumm (viola), Svetlana Bogosavljevic (cello)

Prices

Adult $83

AFCM Friends $75

Concession $79

Under 30 for $30

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