Out of town – Sydney Camerata and Nick Russioniello perform in Newcastle and Penrith

Sydney Camerata Quartet (Musica Viva’s 2012 Rising Stars) join with Nick Russoniello (2011 ABC Young Performer of the Year) in a unique program of music for Saxophone & Strings.


Together they will perform an exciting program of music by composers including Copland, Piazzolla, Bartok and Chick Corea. The late Australian composer Eric Gross will be featured in the Penrith concert and Newcastle will receive the premiere of ‘Between Worlds’ by the Sydney-based composer Jeremy Rose. For more about Jeremy’s work on his blog, click here.

The Sax & Strings concert (11 April, Newcastle) will be presented by the University of Newcastle Conservatorium of Music. It will feature:

Copland                 2 Pieces for String Quartet

Rose                      Between Worlds

Bartók                   Romanian Folkdances for String Orchestra, Sz 68/BB 76

Piazzolla               Oblivion

Corea                    Children’s Songs

The ABC Sunday Live concert (28 April, Penrith) will be presented by Damien Beaumont, and will be broadcast live. It will feature:

Rose                      Between Worlds

Copland                 2 Pieces for String Quartet

Gross                    Quintet for Alto Saxophone and String Quartet, Op. 102

Bartók                   Romanian Folkdances for String Orchestra, Sz 68/BB 76

Tickets: Entry is free to both performances, with no bookings required.



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