INTERNATIONAL CONCERT SEASON 2017 - MASTERCLASS
Recognized as one of the world's great ensembles, the Takács Quartet plays with a unique blend of drama, warmth and humor, combining four distinct musical personalities to bring fresh insights to the string quartet repertoire.Based in Boulder at the University of Colorado, the Takács Quartet performs ninety concerts a year worldwide, throughout Europe as well as in Australia, New Zealand, Japan and South Korea.
Takács Quartet will be presenting four masterclasses while on tour with Musica Viva. See below for details.
Masterclass with Andras Fejer
Takács Quartet cellist, Andras Fejer, leads this Masterclass, presented with Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University.
Date: Monday 14 August
Venue: Ian Hanger Recital Hall, Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University
Tickets: $20 (Adults), $5 (Teachers/Students - at the door), Free for QLD Con students (ID required at the door)
Masterclass with Karoly Schranz
Violinist, Karoly Schranz, presents this string Masterclass.
Date: Thursday 17 August
Venue: Schulz Building - Level 5 Recording Space, Elder Conservatorium, University of Adelaide
Tickets: $20 (Adults), $5 (Teachers/Students), Free for Elder Con students (ID required)
Masterclass with Edward Dusinberre
Edward Dusinberre leads this violin Masterclass at Sydney's Customs House.
Date: Friday 18 August
Venue: Barnet Long Room, Customs House, Circular Quay
Tickets: $20 (Adults), $5 (Teachers/Students)
Masterclass with Geraldine Walther
Join Takács Quartet's violist, Gerladine Walther, in this Masterclass, presented with ANAM.
Date: Monday 21 August
Venue: ANAM, South Melbourne Town Hall
Tickets: $20 (Adults), $5 (Teachers/Students), Free for ANAMates (ID required)
Attend a Musica Viva Masterclass and witness talented young music students being mentored by the world's finest chamber musicians. Each Masterclass is conducted by an international touring artist and offers a unique perspective on music interpretation, technique and performance. The masterclass program provides students, music teachers and audiences of all ages with an entertaining and enriching learning experience.
Musica Viva's Masterclass program is supported by principal patrons Stephen Johns & Michele Bender, the Sydney Conservatorium Association (NSW), Lyn Hamill & Ian Dover (Queensland), Wesfarmers Arts (Western Australia), Anonymous Donor (South Australia), and Mary Turner OAM (Newcastle).
Adelaide masterclass presented in partnership with Elder Conservatorium, University of Adelaide, Brisbane masterclass presented with Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith Univerity, Melbourne masterclass presented in partnership with ANAM, Sydney masterclass presented with support from City of Sydney.