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Eggner Trio & Diana Doherty

26 Sep - 13 Oct 2020


2020 International Concert Season


The brothers of Austria's Eggner Trio personify so much of the history of chamber music. They literally grew up playing music together in their living room, the intended venue for so many works written for this most intimate artform. While each has their own solo career, together they make an inspiring and superbly matched ensemble, regularly appearing in the great concert halls of the northern hemisphere – and for Musica Viva. On this tour they’re joined by superb Australian oboist Diana Doherty in a unique and exciting virtuoso collaboration. With four famously engaging personalities on stage, expect a vividly memorable event! 

Martinů’s rarely heard Oboe Quartet is one of the finest works of its kind. This surprisingly unusual combination of instruments creates a sonic challenge eagerly accepted by Australian composer Lachlan Skipworth, whose own quartet will be heard for the first time. Piano trios by Beethoven, Smetana, Arensky and Schumann ground the programs in the richly rewarding world of Romantic melody and colour.

Christoph Eggner piano 
Georg Eggner violin 
Florian Eggner cello
Diana Doherty oboe

PROGRAM 1

Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne Weekday, Newcastle, Sydney Weekend

BEETHOVEN Piano Trio in C minor, op 1 no 3
MARTINŮ Quartet for oboe, violin, cello and piano, H315
SMETANA Piano Trio in G minor, op 15
SKIPWORTH New Work for oboe, violin, cello and piano (World Premiere)*

PROGRAM 2

Canberra, Melbourne Weekend, Perth, Sydney Weekday

ARENSKY Piano Trio no 2 in F minor, op 73
MARTINŮ Quartet for oboe, violin, cello and piano, H315
SCHUMANN Piano Trio no 1 in D minor, op 63
SKIPWORTH New Work for oboe, violin, cello and piano (World Premiere)*

Program Timings

Program 1 - 103 min
Program 2 - 110 min

*Commissioned for Musica Viva Australia in memory of Anne and Alan Blanckensee, by their son Andrew, family, and friends.

Eggner Trio | Video by Unison Shot

Diana Doherty | Spirit of the Wild - Oboe Concerto

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Single tickets go on sale 5 Nov, 2019. 

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