AUSTRALIAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA: UKARIA FESTIVAL

Saturday 9–Sunday 10 October 2021*

* This festival has been rescheduled from the original dates of Saturday 5–Sunday 6 December 2020 due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak and new restrictions in South Australia. If you have already purchased a Weekend Pass, it will remain valid for the new date, and has been automatically transferred over (this also includes any tickets you may have purchased for the Alfresco Brunch, Three-Course Dinner and/or the Two-Course Lunch). No further action is required, however if you would prefer to receive a full refund, or to convert your ticket(s) to a gift voucher (valid until 31 December 2022), please phone us on (08) 8227 1277 during office hours, or email [email protected]



‘It was a rare privilege to hear the Australian Chamber Orchestra play at UKARIA, where it made the room resound like never before.’

The Advertiser


Richard Tognetti leads the ACO through a vibrant exploration of music from Finland, Iceland, Norway, Germany and the UK – featuring works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Vaughan Williams, Arvo Pärt, Thomas Adès, Anna Thorvaldsdóttir, Pēteris Vasks, Grieg, Sibelius, and many more.


ALFRESCO BRUNCH
SATURDAY 9 OCTOBER 2021 10.45AM

December is a beautiful time of year in the Adelaide Hills. Celebrate the beginning of the weekend with brunch in the alfresco. Gourmet yoghurt pots, brioche buns, bagels, waffles, barista coffee, fresh fruit and warm summer sunshine will be waiting for you.

(Separate Booking Required – Not Including in Weekend Pass)

$35 per person



BACH AND BEYOND
SATURDAY 9 OCTOBER 2021 12.30PM

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988

Selections (arr. Bernard Labadie)

Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001

II. Fuga (arr. Richard Tognetti)


The Musical Offering
, BWV 1079

Ricercar a 6 (arr. Richard Tognetti)


Thomas Adès (b. 1971)
Arcadiana, Op. 12

VI. O Albion (arr. for strings)


Pēteris Vasks (b. 1946)
Bass Trip


Johannes Brahms (1833–1897)
Eleven Chorale Preludes, Op. 122

VI. O Gott, du frommer Gott (arr. Paul Angerer)


Arvo Pärt (b. 1935)
Collage über B-A-C-H for strings, oboe, harpsichord and piano

I. Toccata


Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041

I. Allegro
II. Andante
III. Allegro assai


Duration
Approximately one hour without interval


REVOLUTION AND RAPTURE
SATURDAY 9 OCTOBER 2021 6.00PM


Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958)
The Lark Ascending (arr. Adam Johnson)


Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)
String Quartet in B flat, Op. 130

V. Cavatina (arr. Richard Tognetti)


Grosse Fuge, Op. 133 (arr. Richard Tognetti)


INTERVAL


Ruth Crawford Seeger (1901–1953)
Andante for Strings


George Walker (1922–2018)
Lyric for Strings


Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840–1893)
Serenade for Strings in C, Op. 48

I. Pezzo in forma di sonatine: Andante non troppo – Allegro moderato
II. Valse: Moderato – Tempo di valse
III. Élégie: Larghetto elegiaco
IV. Finale (Tema russo): Andante – Allegro con spirito


Duration
Approximately one hour and forty minutes, including a twenty-minute interval
Note Followed by a three-course dinner at 7.30pm (separate booking required)


DINNER – THREE COURSES
SATURDAY 9 OCTOBER 2021 7.30PM

Meet the artists and converse with fellow music lovers over a three-course dinner showcasing some of the finest local produce from the Adelaide Hills.



LUNCH – TWO COURSES
SUNDAY 10 OCTOBER 2021 12.30PM



Designed for sharing, our two-course lunch unfolds at a leisurely pace – the perfect way to bid farewell to the weekend.


NORDIC NOIR
SUNDAY 10 OCTOBER 2021 2.30PM



Anna Thorvaldsdóttir (b. 1977)
Illumine

Jean Sibelius (1865–1957)
Andante Festivo


Allan Pettersson (1911–1980)
Sonata No. 2 for Two Violins

I. Allegro con allegrezza
II. Moderato
III. Allegro veloce – Ostinato

Edvard Grieg (1843–1907)
Lyric Pieces, Op. 43

V. Erotikk (arr. Richard Tognetti)

Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928–2016)
The Fiddlers, Op. 1


Jón Leifs (1899–1968)
String Quartet No. 3, Op. 64 El Greco

V. The Resurrection

Jean Sibelius (1865–1957)
Impromptu for Strings in E minor, Op. 5


Olli Mustonen (b. 1967)
Nonetto No. 2

I. Inquieto
II. Allegro impetuoso
III. Adagio
IV. Vivacissimo


Duration
Approximately one hour without interval

Photo: Craig Paulson

If on the day of a concert the CFS gives the Mt Lofty Ranges a catastrophic fire danger rating the concert will be cancelled. In this event a cancellation notice will be placed on our website from 10am on the morning of the concert.

For more information please contact
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