Madžar & Altstaedt

Nicolas Altstaedt – cello, Aleksandar Madžar – piano

Madžar & Altstaedt

Tuesday 12 September 2017, 8pm

DEBUSSY – Cello Sonata, BOULANGER – Three pieces for cello and piano, BRITTEN – Cello Sonata in C Major Op.65, JANKOWSKI – New work (2017), BRAHMS – Cello sonata No.2 Op.99.

German-French cellist Nicolas Altstaedt is renowned worldwide for his creativity and versatility, in his captivating performances of repertoire on both modern and gut strings.

In 2012 pianist Aleksandar Madžar received one of the longest ovations ever heard at the Huntington Estate Music Festival, following a lauded recital tour for Musica Viva.

The real fireworks began with Nicolas Altstaedt.” The Boston Globe. “Madžar showed us his gift for making the piano sing.

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Estivo Trio

Fox Chan – violinist, Jonathan Békés – cellist, Ying Ho – pianist

Estivo Trio

Friday 27 October 2017, 8pm

HAYDN – Gypsy Trio in G Major, MENDELSSOHN – Piano Trio No.2 in C Minor Op.66, DVORAK – Dumky Trio

Based in Sydney, the Estivo Trio brings together three outstanding young musicians of remarkable talent, passion and experience. Formed with the initiative of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music’s inaugural Estivo Summer Chamber Music Festival in Verona, Italy.

The Estivo Trio has a wonderfully balanced sound, and a connection with one another and the music that infuses their playing with deep emotional intensity. They play with great maturity and passion, as well as… technical proficiency.

Marguerite Foxon