Musica Viva 2012 International Concert Season
Journey on an epic space odyssey with this Canadian ensemble as they perform exquisite period music with stunning images from the Hubble deep space telescope.
1 March – 14 March 2012
St Lawrence String Quartet & Diana Doherty
Diana Doherty more than plays her instrument, she makes it dance, with the dynamic St Lawrence String Quartet as her partner.
14 April – 28 April 2012
Young, glamorous and very French, Trio Dail is taking the chamber music world by storm.
19 May – 2 June 2012
Founded in Budapest and steeped in the Hungarian tradition, the Takács Quartet is arguably the best string quartet in the world.
19 June – 2 July 2012
If you could fuse together the Backstreet Boys and an East German Lutheran boys’ choir, you’d probably end up with something like Amarcord.
17 July – 1 August 2012
Kuss Quartet & Naoko Shimizu
Berlin’s most fascinating quartet meets acclaimed Japanese violist to showcase some the world’s most beautiful string quintets.
17 September – 29 September 2012
Anthony Marwood & Aleksandar Madžar
Like a good wine & an old cheese, Marwood & Madžar go really well together. So in sync, they are referred to as musical soul mates.
1 November – 17 November 2012
Gordon Kerry, Featured Composer
Musica Viva’s 2012 Featured Composer lives on a hill in north-eastern Victoria where he composes and writes about music. Five works by Gordon Kerry feature in the 2012 International Concert Season.