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Australian Chamber Orchestra UKARIA Festival Events 2023

Australian Chamber Orchestra

UKARIA festival

Saturday 3–Sunday 4 June

‘… if there’s a better chamber orchestra in the
world today, I haven’t heard it.’

– The Guardian

The Australian Chamber Orchestra and their Artistic Director Richard Tognetti make a much-anticipated return to UKARIA with a three-program weekend festival showcasing their world-renowned energy and vitality. The concerts feature repertoire from the Baroque to the Contemporary, with virtuosic solos from Richard, Principal Violin Satu Vänskä and guest soprano Cathy-Di Zhang, and a rare opportunity to hear the extraordinary string masterpiece From the Monkey Mountains by Pavel Haas.

Full program details in 2023.

Richard Tognetti
Director and Violin

Australian Chamber Orchestra

Weekend Package
(3 concerts and 2 Meals)

Concerts Only
(3 concerts and no meals)

Saturday 3 June

Wanderers Of The Night 4.00pm
Featuring soprano Cathy-Di Zhang as soloist

A program exploring the hours from twilight to dawn, with music by Bach, Osvaldo Golijov, Richard Strauss, Haydn and more.

The Monkey Mountains 6.00pm
Featuring Richard Tognetti as violin soloist

Program to include:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (17561791) (arr. strings)

Violin Concerto No. 5 in A, K. 219
Pavel Haas (18991944) (arr. Richard Tognetti)

String Quartet No. 2, Op. 7, From the Monkey Mountains

Sunday 4 June

Franck’s Violin Sonata 2.30pm
Featuring Satu Vänskä as violin soloist

Program to include:
César Franck (1822–1890) (arr. Richard Tognetti)

Violin Sonata in A

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The ACO: Nic Walker