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David to Cézanne concert

Free classical concerts held in the exhibition space performed by renowned musicians.

19th-century France was home to some of the era’s most iconic composers such as Berlioz, Chopin and Debussy.

Saturdays 9, 16 & 23 October 2010, 2pm – 3pm

Free with exhibition entry

Duration 1 hour
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery

Related exhibition: David to Cézanne

The Commodore’s Chamber Ensemble, Royal Australian Navy Band

Works by French composers Georges Bizet, François René Gebauer and Claude Debussy, as well as composers living and working in Paris during this prolific period, such as Chopin and Liszt.

Able Seaman Svetlana Yaroslavskaya – flute
Able Seaman Andrew Doyle – clarinet
Able Seaman Doug Ross – French horn
Able Seaman Zola Smith – bassoon
Able Seaman Sean Hennessy – piano

 

Saturday 9 October 2010 2pm – 3pm

Saturday 23 October 2010 2pm – 3pm

The Devienne Quartet

Works by 19th Century French composers François Devienne and Clément Philibert Léo Delibes. The Mozart Flute Quartet, a favourite of artist Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres will also be performed.

Christine Draeger – flute
Debbie Scholem – violin
Dan Williams – viola
Rosemary Quinn – cello

Jacques Louis David, François Devienne (detail)

 

Saturday 16 October 2010 2pm – 3pm