Monthly Archives: October 2011

Flinders Quartet in Sydney: A Tale of Three Villages

A fine city is a city of villages. And villages are communities who, at least in some villages, have performance spaces. Last week your correspondent had cause to visit three communities of very different styles and sizes, all in the … Continue reading

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Tinalley Quartet: Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House, 10 October 2011

Li Wei Qin is a performer who can change a potentially fine performance into a great one. He is undoubtedly one of the finest cellists performing today. Music lovers in Australia are lucky his family lives in Adelaide, giving him … Continue reading

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Intimacy. Inspiration. Closed Doors. Flinders Quartet 2012 Season Promises Much

The Flinders Quartet season for 2012 suggests they are a brave ensemble. Not because the season includes four great works of the genre in Beethoven’s Op. 135, Schubert’s “Death and the Maiden”, Jancek’s “Intimate Letters” and Smetana’s “From my Life”. … Continue reading

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