Unravel The Fibonacci Sequence at the Australian Festival of Chamber Music

Believed by many to be the most harmonious proportions in art and music, The Fibonacci Sequence is the United Kingdom’s real life example of its name sake.  At the Australian Festival of Chamber Music in July in Townsville, these five enormously talented artists have promised to delight with both words and music, and show a little of what’s behind their musical perfection.
 
Famed as one of the world’s best chamber ensembles, The Fibonacci Sequence includes Cello - Benjamin Hughes; Clarinet - Julian Farrell; Piano - Kathron Sturrock; Viola - Yuko Inoue, and Violin - Jack Liebeck.  The famous five will perform as one and allow audiences an up close and personal on Saturday July 5 in Concert Conversations with Artistic Director Piers Lane. They will also perform individually in a range of musical performance throughout the festival (interviews and images available).
 
“First up in the Concert Conversations series is UK’s Fibonacci Sequence. The history of this ensemble is closely related to one name: Kathron Sturrock. As founder of the group, she has built the ensemble into an important presence on the world chamber music scene.  During the performance they promise to master two pieces from Bruch’s Eight pieces for Piano, Viola and Clarinet as well as Ravel’s Sonata for Violin and Cello in this morning concert,” said General Manager Yvette Brathwaite-Bragg.
 
The internationally acclaimed Australian Festival of Chamber Music will be staged over 10-days from July 3 to 12, hosted by Artistic Director, the London-based, Australian-born pianist, Piers Lane. Featuring an outstanding core music program of 24 concerts with 28 world class artists performing 80 compositions along with 20 emerging artists, the AFCM is the largest chamber music festival in the Southern Hemisphere.
 
AUSTRALIAN FESTIVAL OF CHAMBER MUSIC presents CONVERSATIONS WITH PIERS LANE AND FIBONACCI SEQUENCE

Bruch Two pieces from Eight pieces for Piano, Viola and Clarinet, Op.83

Kathron Sturrock (Piano), Yuko Inoue (Viola), Julian Farrell (Clarinet)
Ravel Sonata for Violin and Cello
Jack Liebeck (Violin), Benjamin Hughes (Cello)

Date: Saturday 5th July at 10:00am
Location: Townsville Masonic Centre
Web: www.afcm.com.au
Tickets: Ph 07 4727 9797 or 1800 449977 (freecall outside Townsville) 


Also in the Concert Conversations with  Series…
 
Tuesday 8th July 2008
10.00am TOWNSVILLE MASONIC CENTRE
Concert Conversations with Piers Lane
Conversations with Alexander Ivashkin, Natalia Pavlutskaya and the Australian String Quartet.
 
Wednesday 9th July 2008
10.00am TOWNSVILLE MASONIC CENTRE
Concert Conversations with Piers Lane
Conversations with Carl Vine, Michal Kieren Harvey, Claire Edwardes, Kirsty McCahon, Gavin Webber, Iain Grandage.
 
Thursday 10th July 2008
10.00am TOWNSVILLE MASONIC CENTRE
Concert Conversations with Piers Lane
Conversations with Patricia Wright, Thomas Meglioranza and Vernon Hill.
 
Friday 11th July 2008
10.00am TOWNSVILLE MASONIC CENTRE
Concert Conversations with Piers Lane
Conversations with David Selig, Julian Smiles, Philippe Graffin and Ben Jacks.

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