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Acacia Quartet

Lisa Stewart violin

Myee Clohessy violin

Stefan Duwe viola

Anna Martin-Scrase cello

 "Acacia Quartet performed so well that at times they seem like only one instrument, such is their clarity and unison."   

In nine years Acacia Quartet have won great respect for their versatile and inventive programs.   Acacia have recorded nine albums, with ‘Blue Silence’ earning a nomination for an APRA-AMCOS Art Music ‘Award for Excellence’.   

Acacia are passionate about supporting Australian composers, working with young musicians, and sharing their love of music with audiences of all ages. Their performances feature regularly on radio stations around the world. Acacia’s engagements in Australia include the Sydney Opera House, City Recital Hall Sydney, Melbourne Recital Hall, as well as extensive touring through regional NSW and Victoria.   Acacia had their international debut in Vancouver, Canada at the Roundhouse in June 2016. The following year, Acacia Quartet were invited by the Christine Raphael Foundation to give their European debut, where they performed concerts in Berlin and recorded a CD with three string quartets by Günter Raphael, to be released in 2019. Two CDs have just been released at the end of 2018, ‘Muse’ in collaboration with recorder player Alicia Crossley and ‘Imaginations’ with guitarist Matt Withers.


PROGRAM

FANNY MENDELSSOHN String Quartet (21’)

LYLE CHAN Don't Leave Me This Way (14’)

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN String Quartet no 16, op 135 (28’)


TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

4 armless concert-appropriate chairs, concert lighting.

AVAILABILITY

Please contact Musica Viva for availability. 


BOOK ARTIST

Travel to centres in regional NSW is subsidised through the support of Create NSW. Musica Viva can book the artists, arrange all travel and accommodation, provide posters, flyers and program information.

If you are interested in bringing an ensemble to your town or city, please contact:

Sam Hayward-Sweedman

National Manager, Special Projects and Regional Touring

[email protected]