Saturday, 15th October and Sunday, 16th October
The Sydney Chamber Music Festival 2022 supported by the Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust presents
The Acacia Quartet, Bridget Bolliger with friends
and the world premiere of Cryptozoologica by Jim Coyle.
Concert 1 – Saturday, 15th October at 11am
Family concert by Jim Coyle
For story-teller, flute, viola, cello and audience of small children.
Bridget Bolliger, flute / Jacqui Cronin, viola / Tim Nankervis, cello / Jim Coyle, story-teller
“We all love our pets and admire the beauty of animals in the wild, but what of the animals that never were,
that might have been, the animals who live in the corners of our imaginations?
Cryptozoologica takes young children on an interactive adventure where they encounter bizarre and wonderful animals through music and story in the world premiere of Jim Coyle’s work Cryptozoologica.”
Concert 2 – Saturday, 15th October at 6pm
The Acacia Quartet
with Bridget Bolliger
A celebration of music by female composers.
Fanny Mendelssohn – String Quartet in E flat major
Adagio ma non troppo / Allegretto / Romanze / Allegro molto vivace
Alice Chance – String Quartet No. 2 ’Sundried’
Exposure / Dribble Castle / Tomatoes / Aloe Vera
Amy Beach – Theme and Variations for flute and string quartet Op. 80
Theme : Lento di molto , sempre espressivo
Variation 1: L’istesso tempo
Variation 2: Allegro giusto
Variation 3: Andantino con morbidezza (quasi valzer lento )
Variation 4: Presto leggiero
Variation 5: Largo di molto , con grand espressione
Variation 6 : Allegro giocoso
Jessica Wells – Dancing in St Petersburg
Read more about The Acacia Quartet
Concert 3 – Sunday, 16th October at 6pm
Bridget Bolliger & friends
A program of exquisite dance music from the English Renaissance to Spanish Tango.
Music by John Dowland, Benjamin Britten, Maxwell Davies, Manuel De Falla and Astor Piazzolla.
Vladimir Gorbach, Guitar / Bridget Bolliger, Flute / Karina Moss-Hollands, Violin / Jacqui Cronin, Viola / Tim Nankervis, cello / percussion TBC
CLICK HERE to read more about the artists performing in our 2022 season.