AUSTRALIAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA:
UKARIA FESTIVAL (WEEKEND PASS)

SATURDAY 9 – SUNDAY 10 OCTOBER

* This festival has been rescheduled from the 2020 Season.

‘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, Latvia, Germany, the Czech Republic and the UK – featuring works by Bach, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Thomas Adčs, Pēteris Vasks, Janáček, Sibelius and Rautavaara.

Weekend Pass includes three concerts. Dining options are also available separately. A complete program of the weekend is listed below.



ALFRESCO BRUNCH
SATURDAY 9 OCTOBER 10.45AM

Spring is a beautiful time of year in the Adelaide Hills. Celebrate the beginning of the weekend with brunch in our newly renovated 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 Included in Weekend Pass)

$35 per person

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BACH AND BEYOND
SATURDAY 9 OCTOBER 12.30PM

Pēteris Vasks (b. 1946)
Bass Trip


Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001

II. Fuga (arr. Richard Tognetti)


Melody Eötvös (b. 1984)
Meraki (33221 version)

Ruth Crawford Seeger
Andante for Strings


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

VI. O Albion (arr. for strings)


Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)

The Musical Offering
, BWV 1079

Ricercar a 6 (arr. Richard Tognetti)

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

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


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

Selections (arr. Bernard Labadie)

Duration | Approximately one hour without interval.


REVOLUTION AND RAPTURE
SATURDAY 9 OCTOBER 6.00PM


Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel (1805–1847)
String Quartet in E flat major (arr. strings)

IV. Allegro molto vivace


George Walker (1922–2018)
Lyric for Strings


Felix Mendelssohn (1809–1847)
Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 (arr. Richard Tognetti)

I. Allegro molto appassionato
II. Andante
III. Allegretto non troppo – Allegro molto vivace

INTERVAL


Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840–1893)
Andante Cantabile for Cello and Strings

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 thirty 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 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.

(Separate Booking Required – Not Included in Weekend Pass)

$90 per person

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LUNCH – TWO COURSES
SUNDAY 10 OCTOBER 12.30PM

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

(Separate Booking Required – Not Included in Weekend Pass)

$75 per person

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NORDIC NOIR
SUNDAY 10 OCTOBER 2.30PM

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


Leoš Janáček (1854–1928)
String Quartet No. 1 Kreutzer Sonata (arr. strings)

I. Adagio – Con moto
II. Con moto
III. Con moto – Vivo – Andante
IV. Con moto – (Adagio) – Piů mosso


Jean Sibelius (1865–1957)
Voces Intimae in D minor, Op. 56 (arr. strings)

II. Vivace
III. Adagio di molto


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


Olli Mustonen (b. 1967)
Nonet No. 2

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


Duration | Approximately one hour without interval.

Note | Single tickets are available to a repeat performance of this program at 11.30am.



COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES

The wellbeing of our audience and artists is our first priority. We've implemented a number of measures to make your experience at UKARIA as safe as possible.

Capacity

UKARIA holds an SA Health approved COVID-Safe Plan enabling us to host events at full capacity (220 people), provided all patrons wear masks.

Checking In

Upon arrival, we require all patrons to register their details for contact tracing. Checking in is quick and easy:

  • Download or log in to the free mySA Gov app
  • Scan the QR code (located in the concert hall foyer) with your phone's camera
  • Enter your name and phone number
  • Follow the prompts
  • Done – you're checked in!

If you do not have a smartphone, or experience any issues checking in on your device, don't panic: we will have a sign-up sheet available in the foyer where you can manually write down your details. Please see our front-of-house team in the foyer, who will be able to assist you.

Seating

All seats are general admission. If you require mobility-impaired access, please let us know by emailing [email protected] or phoning (08) 8227 1277.

Hand Sanitiser

Hand sanitiser will be provided in the foyer and temporary bar (see below for more information).

Entering the Auditorium

The doors of the auditorium will open approximately thirty minutes prior to the start time of the concert. Please see our front-of-house team in the foyer, who will check your ticket details and direct you to an usher who will help you find your seats.



Photo Credit:

Australian Chamber Orchestra: Craig Paulsen

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