Perth International Arts Festival: Chamber Music Weekend

26 – 28 February, Winthrop Hall, UWA

Over three days PIAF brings you 18 events performed on a purpose-built stage inside the beautiful acoustic of Winthrop Hall and in the gardens outside.

Sample the full breadth of style and expression, from Mozart to Messiaen, Bach to Bartok, Liszt to Ligeti and indulge your every chamber music whim in a program performed by the finest soloists and ensembles from Australia and abroad.

Clarinet Highlights include:

Saturday 27, 2–3pm: Ensemble Vagabond
Beethoven to Barber
Beethoven Quintet in E-flat major for Piano and Winds
Ligeti Six Bagatelles for Wind Quintet
Barber Summer Music for Wind Quintet

Saturday 27, 6–7pm: Benaud Trio and Ashley Smith (clarinet)
For the End of Time
Messiaen Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)

Sunday 28, 10–11am
Schubert’s Octet
Octet in F major
Margaret Blades (violin 1), Zak Rowentree (violin 2), Sally Boud (viola), Michael Goldshlager (cello), Andrew Sinclair (bass), Ashley Smith (clarinet), Adam Mikulicz (bassoon), Julia Brooke (horn)

Sunday 28, 8–9pm
Schubert’s Shepherd and The Trout
The Shepherd on the Rock
Sara Macliver (soprano), Ashley Smith (clarinet), Gladys Chua (piano)

Piano Quintet in A major The Trout
Jayson Gillham (piano), Lerida Delbridge (violin), Justin Williams (viola), Michelle Wood (cello), Andrew Sinclair (bass)

More information and Tickets available here

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