Orava Quartet: Canada tour 2023

Orava Quartet: Canada tour 2023
July 11, 2023 Jacqueline

The Orava Quartet return on tour to Canada with summer festivals in Québec and Ottawa, in a repeat of their successful 2019 tour, supported by the ACF and the Australia Council.

Concerts include at Festival Stradivaria, taking place throughout the month of July in multiple idyllic locations around regional Québec, with a performance of Brahms’ Piano Quintet alongside celebrated pianist, Olga Kern – with whom the Orava Quartet performed at Musica Viva’s Huntington Estate Music Festival back in 2017.

The Orava Quartet were thrilled to be invited back to Ottawa’s Music and Beyond / Musique et Autres Mondes festival, where they performed Peter Sculthorpe’s evocative String Quartet no.9, Schulhoff’s String Quartet no.1 and Five pieces for String Quartet, Pavel Fischer’s String Quartet no.3 (‘Mad Piper’), Mendelssohn’s String Quartet no.2 in A minor, and Borodin’s String Quartet no.2.

PERFORMANCE #1: Friday 7 July, 7:30pm
Festival Stradivaria in Montreal – Concert Classique Intergalactique – with pianist Olga Kern

PERFORMANCE #2: Saturday 8 July, 7:30pm
Music and Beyond Festival – Orava Quartet I – Ottawa, Canada

PERFORMANCE #3: Sunday 9 July, 2:30pm
Festival Stradivaria Concert – Le Quator Orava – Nominingue (Québec)

PERFORMANCE #4: Monday 10 July, 5pm
Music and Beyond Festival – Orava Quartet II – Ottawa, Canada

With a European tour pencilled for 2025, for now, you can catch the Orava Quartet on their return to Australia with several performances still to come this year – including: Brisbane Festival, Tasmanian Chamber Music Festival, Bangalow Music Festival (NSW), ‘Nocturne’ concerts presented by Camerata in Brisbane and Toowoomba, Sydney Mozart Society (at The Concourse, Sydney), and more.

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The Quartet is grateful for support from donors through Creative Australia’s Australian Cultural Fund.