The Australian Festival of Chamber Music has revealed its full program for 2023, featuring an impressive lineup of world-renowned musicians, exciting collaborations, and five premiere works.
He has assembled a program that showcases the breadth and depth of the chamber music genre, from classical to contemporary and everything in between.
The festival, which runs from July 28 to August 5 in Townsville, Queensland, features over 30 concerts and events in venues across the city. The lineup includes artists from Australia and abroad, with a particular focus on showcasing the talents of emerging and established Australian musicians.
Liebeck has curated a program that includes a wide range of chamber music, from beloved classics to contemporary works. Some of the festival’s standout performances include the Australian Chamber Orchestra’s rendition of Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet, the Goldner String Quartet’s performance of Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 13, and the Doric String Quartet’s take on Bartok’s String Quartet No. 5.
The festival also includes collaborations with other art forms, such as the Australian String Quartet’s performance of Peter Sculthorpe’s Island Dreaming with images by artist Michael Nelson Jagamara. The festival will also feature a screening of the classic silent film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, accompanied by a live performance of the film’s original score.
Beyond the concerts, the festival includes a range of community events and activities, such as open rehearsals, artist talks, and workshops. The festival’s commitment to community engagement is evident in its Community Concerts program, which brings chamber music performances to venues such as nursing homes, schools, and community centers.
This year’s program promises to be another outstanding celebration of chamber music, with a lineup that reflects the festival’s commitment to artistic excellence, innovation, and community engagement.
Don’t miss this opportunity to experience world-class chamber music in the heart of Townsville.