Serenade for Strings
Next date: Tuesday, 22 October 2019 | 07:30 PM
Australian Chamber Orchestra’s ACO Collective
DIRECTOR & VIOLIN Helena Rathbone
The ACO is renowned for embracing celebrated classics alongside new commissions and Serenades for Strings is no exception. A romantic program of the finest classical music from Beethoven to Mendelssohn mixed with an exciting new Australian work, Australian composer Paul Stanhope’s Dancing on Clouds from the Hush 18 Collective Wisdom Album.
PAUL STANHOPE Dancing on Clouds
BEETHOVEN (arr. Bernard Rofe)
Romance for Violin and Orchestra No.1 in G major
MENDELSSOHN Sinfonia No.7 in D minor
ELGAR Serenade for Strings
BEETHOVEN (arr. strings)
String Quartet in F minor ‘Serioso’
Helena Rathbone Director & Violin
Helena Rathbone, Principal Violin and founding Director of ACO Collective, celebrates her 25th year with the ACO and will lead you in a magical night that takes you from Edward Elgar’s tranquil Serenade for Strings to Beethoven’s delightful and optimistic Romance for violin and orchestra. Helena proves she is a romantic at heart and you will experience the youthful and energetic Sinfonia No.7 by Mendelssohn and end the night with Beethoven’s great String Quartet as the finale that brings the night to a gripping end!
ACO Collective combines Australia’s most talented emerging string players with the professional musicians of the ACO to create a high-energy 17-piece string orchestra.
Presented by Rockhampton Regional Council. Part of the 2019 See It Live Theatre Season.
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Tuesday, 22 October 2019 | 07:30 PM
Pilbeam Theatre, Corner Victoria Parade and Cambridge Streets, Rockhampton City 4700 View Map