AUSTRALIAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA:
UKARIA FESTIVAL (WEEKEND PASS)

SATURDAY 5–SUNDAY 6 DECEMBER 2020

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South Australia's COVID-19 regulations currently stipulate that venues are unable to exceed one person per two square metres. We have currently reached our maximum capacity, but have opened up a waiting list should these restrictions be lifted prior to the event. Please email [email protected] to be added to the waiting list.

‘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, America and the UK – featuring a new arrangement of Dvořák’s American Quartet for string orchestra, alongside works by Thomas Adès, Anna Thorvaldsdóttir, Pēteris Vasks, Grieg, Sibelius, Steve Reich, 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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MUSICAL OFFERINGS
SATURDAY 5 DECEMBER 12.30PM


PROGRAM

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)

Violin Sonata No. 2 in A minor, BWV 1003

III. Andante


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





Arvo Pärt (b. 1935)
Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten


This concert will run without interval for approximately one hour.



AMERICAN EXPLORATION
SATURDAY 5 DECEMBER 6.00PM


PROGRAM


Steve Reich (b. 1936)

Duet


Pascal Le Boeuf (b. 1986)

Transition Behaviour (Australian Premiere)


Samuel Barber (1910–1981)

Adagio for Strings, Op. 11





Bryce Dessner (b. 1976)

Aheym for String Orchestra


INTERVAL


Ruth Crawford Seeger (1901–1953)
Andante for Strings


George Walker (1922–2018)
Lyric for Strings




Antonín Dvořák (1841–1904)
String Quartet No. 12 in F major, Op. 96 American (arr. for string orchestra)

I. Allegro ma non troppo
II. Lento
III. Molto vivace
IV. Finale: vivace ma non troppo


This concert will run for approximately one hour and thirty minutes, including a twenty-minute interval.



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


PROGRAM


Anna Thorvaldsdóttir (b. 1977)
Illumine


Jean Sibelius (1865–1957)
Andante Festivo


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

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


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

IV. 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


Traditional
Wood Works (arr. Danish String Quartet)


Olli Mustonen (b. 1967)
Nonet No. 1

I. Adagio
II. Allegro
III. Adagio – Andante molto rubato
IV. Con spirito


This concert will run without interval for approximately one hour.


Photo: Craig Paulson

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