AUSTRALIAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA:
UKARIA FESTIVAL (WEEKEND PASS)

SATURDAY 5–SUNDAY 6 DECEMBER 2020

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‘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.

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


ALFRESCO BRUNCH
SATURDAY 5 DECEMBER 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

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BACH AND BEYOND
SATURDAY 5 DECEMBER 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 5 DECEMBER 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 5 DECEMBER 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 6 DECEMBER 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 6 DECEMBER 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

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