back to What's on

Altstaedt & Madzar

11 Sep - 30 Sep 2017

Alstaedt & Madzar promo video. Footage: Keith Saunders.


"The real fireworks began with Nicolas Altstaedt." The Boston Globe
"Madžar showed us his gift for making the piano sing." See and Heard


Two brilliant adventurers set out across an enthralling musical landscape when Nicolas Altstaedt and Aleksandar Madžar step onto the stage. The programs chosen by this intrepid duo offer a delicious survey of Romantic and modern cello sonatas from Debussy, Britten, Shostakovich and many more.

Program One

Adelaide, Hobart, Melbourne Weekday, Perth, Sydney Weekday

DEBUSSY Cello Sonata
BOULANGER Three Pieces for cello and piano
BARBER Cello Sonata, op 6
JANKOWSKI New Work (World Premiere)*
SHOSTAKOVICH Cello Sonata, op 40

Program Two

Brisbane, Canberra, Newcastle, Melbourne Weekend, Sydney Weekend

DEBUSSY Cello Sonata
BOULANGER Three Pieces for cello and piano
BRITTEN Cello Sonata, op 65
JANKOWSKI New Work (World Premiere)*
BRAHMS Cello Sonata no 2, op 99

*This commission is supported by the Australian Executor Trustees Community Program and Adelaide Commissioning Circle.


Buy Tickets Become a subscriber

Event Dates

Subscriptions to the 2017 International Concert Season are on sale now. Subscribe to as few as 3 concerts for great savings and the best seats.

No booking fees apply when purchasing tickets with Musica Viva
(Extra charges may apply when booking through external agencies)


Click on a venue for more information

Adelaide: Adelaide Town Hall
Brisbane: Queensland Conservatorium
Canberra: Llewellyn Hall
Melbourne: Melbourne Recital Centre
Newcastle: Newcastle Conservatorium of Music
Perth: Perth Concert Hall
Sydney: City Recital Hall

Access requirements
For specific access requirements, please call Patron Services on 1800 688 482* to book your seats.

*Toll free, Monday to Friday, 9.00am-5pm AEST

Melbourne Weekday Concert: Graeme Watson Tribute Concert
Brisbane Concert presented in association with Brisbane Festival