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Selby and Friends 'Trout' en Fin Selby & Friends presents the ever-popular favourite Schuberts Trout Quintet in this final performance for 2014.Joined by the marvellous British violinist Elizabeth Layton, SSO Principal Violist Tobias Breider and Australian cellist Julian Smiles, Artistic Director Kathryn Selby also welcomes Selby & Friends Development Artist and highly accomplished double-bass player Hugh Klger to this illustrious ensemble.The program features an expanding cast through its works Mozarts early Divertimento piano trio, Brahms great piano quartet in C minor and finally the melody-drenched piano quintet entitled the Trout after Schuberts song of the same name. This is fun-filled program not to be missed.
Selby and Friends Swedish Delight Selby & Friends is delighted to welcome the great Swedish cellist Torleif Thedeen, in recital for this program that features the music of Beethoven, Debussy and Grieg with a world premiere work by Australian Paul Dean.Considered one of the most brilliant cellists of his generation and a prodigious chamber musician, soloist and mentor, Torleif is a regular collaborator with some of the world's great artists and conductors including Esa-Pekka Salonen and Neeme Jrvi. He is also in huge demand as a soloist and chamber musician, working with many of the great performers of our age and constantly invited to perform at festivals around the globe. Torleif is Professor of Cello in both Copenhagen and Stockholm.Old friends who are excited to have their first opportunity to work together in over 20 years, he is joined by brilliant pianist and artistic director, Kathryn Selby. Don't miss this rare chance to hear one of the great artists of our time in recital.
Selby and Friends In Memory of a Great Artist Three unusual Australian artists come together for this brilliant program of piano trios. Featuring Australian virtuoso violinist Daniel Dodds, currently leader of the famed Festival Strings Lucerne, the program also includes perennial favourite, cellist Julian Smiles and artistic director/pianist Kathryn Selby.Opening with a further exploration of Beethoven's chamber music with his last trio, 'Kakadu', the program continues with Faure's mysterious and only piano trio, a rich tapestry of sound and atmosphere. Closing the program is Tchaikovsky's monumental homage to Rubinstein upon his death.This is a glorious program filled with melody and pathos and celebrated by a rare visit with three brilliant artists.
Selby and Friends Basically Beethoven Following the enormous success when these artists met last year, New York-based virtuoso Australian violinist Susie Park and ACO Principal Cellist Timo-Veikko Valve join Kathryn Selby for a special program of chamber music by Beethoven.Comprising works from his early, middle and late periods of composition, the concert features the ever-popular Spring sonata for violin and piano, Beethovens last great cello sonata, an extremely early and very Mozartian piano trio and his mighty E flat major piano trio from his middle period.Blending solo artistry with chamber music panache, this program has it all for lovers of great music in all its intimate guises. A Beethoven feast for the senses which is part of an exciting project in collaboration between Selby & Friends and ABC Classic FM of Beethovens chamber music.
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