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Giocoso – Chamber Series 2

  • Where Elder Hall
  • Prices Adults from $50, Children from $25
Giocoso – Chamber Series 2

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  • 60 mins, no interval Duration* Due to the nature of live music, the duration listed is an estimate only.
  • Elder Hall Location


Pianist, conductor, teacher and composer, Ernst von Dohnányi was a giant in the world of Hungarian music, and his Sextet is a sublime example of his cosmopolitan musical style; sensuous, sophisticated and brimming with beautiful ideas. Germaine Tailleferre, the only female member of the influential band of composers known as Les Six, composed her delicate, impressionistic quartet just one year after Stravinsky created his concert drama The Soldier’s Tale. The suite Stravinsky drew from this modern version of the Faust story is one of his most compelling chamber works.

Free Pre-Concert Talks

Discover more about the music with Classical Conversations, our free pre-concert talks before each Symphony Series concert. Enjoy relaxed discussions where artists, conductors, composers, and ASO players share personal insights about the music. Classical Conversations occur one hour prior to each concert in the stalls of the Adelaide Town Hall.

Program to include

  • Stravinsky Suite from The Soldier's Tale
  • Tailleferre String Quartet
  • Dohnányi Sextet in C
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