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Tasmanian Chamber Music Festival - Prelude Weekend

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Tasmanian Chamber Music Festival's  Prelude Festival Sunday 3 November will be held in historic Richmond. Join in the festival atmosphere in Richmond and also enjoy its historical ambiance and many delights including galleries, antique shops, cafés and restaurants.

Concert 1 "Cuckoo and the Nightingale" at 11am on Sunday 3 November will be an all-Baroque concert of music by Bach, Handel and Muffat played by a trio of violin, harpsichord and organ from an ensemble Van Diemen’s Band. Sonatas by Muffat, JS Bach, CPE Bach are complemented by Handel's Organ Concerto "The Cuckoo and the Nightingale"

Concert 2 "Divertimento" at 1.30pm will be performed by new ensemble String Theorem and features Mozart’s Divertimento K563, a large six-movement work written at Mozart's full maturity. 

String Theorem is made up of TSO players Jiwon Kim, Caleb Miller and Nick McManus and its debut at the festival will be an exciting moment in Tasmania's music culture.

Concert 3 "Beethoven Harp Quartet" at 3.30pm on Sunday 3 November sees the Alma Moodie Quartet playing music for string quartet from Bach to Beethoven, including Beethoven's exhilarating String Quartet in E flat, popularly known as the "Harp" quartet because of the many harp-like sonorities in the opening movement. 

Kristian Winther, Anna Da Silva Chen, Meagan Turner and Thomas Marlin make up the Alma Moodie and since its  debut in 2021 the quartet has made a striking impression on the national chamber music scene. This will be their first visit to Tasmania.

Full Day pass holders have places in all 3 concerts PLUS complimentary access to the after-party at 5pm at the Richmond Hall, 54 Bridge Street, Richmond


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