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Jonathan Paget & Darlington Quartet

Musica Viva Australia & Perth Festival

  • Sunday, 20 Feb 2022 - 6:30PM
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In this special program for Perth, local artists Jonathan Paget and the Darlington Quartet come together for a selection of beloved classics for guitar and string quartet.

The centrepiece is Iain Grandage’s impassioned Black Dogs, selected by Musica Viva Australia’s Artistic Director Paul Kildea for this Perth-only program. Inspired by friends who had experienced periods of mental ill health, Grandage’s work is a compelling exploration of the mind and its often-mysterious workings, with the guitar standing in for the brain. 

Taking us out of the body and into nature, Christopher Sainsbury’s North Country Sketches is a series of etudes for solo guitar which the composer describes as exploring “Top End country topics” such as the Dry season, the Traditional Owner, and Gagudju. Other works to look forward to include Carulli’s Guitar Concerto, Op. 140, where guitar and string quartet prove themselves ideal partners, Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s stirring Guitar Quintet Op. 143, and Imogen Holst’s Phantasy Quartet, a ruminative piece of music that plumbs great emotional depths. Selections from Boccherini’s Guitar Quintet No 4 close out the concert.  

Presented in association with Perth Festival.


ARTISTS

JONATHAN PAGET Guitar

DARLINGTON QUARTET
SEMRA LEE-SMITH
Violin
ZAK ROWNTREE Violin
SALLY BOUD Viola
JON TOOBY Cello


PROGRAM 

CARULLI Guitar Concerto, Op. 140 (1820)
SAINSBURY North Country Sketches
CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO Guitar Quintet Op. 143
GRANDAGE Black Dogs
I HOLST Phantasy Quartet (1928)
BOCCHERINI Guitar Quintet No. 4: Grave and Fandango


RUNNING TIMES

Start 6:30pm
Finish 8:10pm*

*Times are approximate and subject to change at any time.


ADDITIONAL TICKETING INFO

$40 FOR UNDER 40s
Under 40 tickets are $40 for anyone under 40 years of age. A valid proof of ID must be presented at time of booking and may be requested on the night.

$15 STUDENT TICKETS 
$15 Student tickets are available for full-time students, and may be booked in advance and at the door for all MVA concerts. 
Valid ID card must be presented upon purchase to receive the discount and carried on the night.

CONCESSIONS
Means-tested Australian pensioners (Ages, Disability, Veteran's Affairs and Supporting Parent) and Health Care card holders are eligible to receive Musica Viva's Concession prices.

SUBSCRIBER DISCOUNTS 
10% discount applies to the subscribers of the following:  

  • Musica Viva Australia
  • West Australian Symphony Orchestra
  • Black Swan State Theatre Company
  • WA Opera
  • WA Ballet
  • St Georges Cathedral Concert Series

Please call Box Office on 9231 9999 or visit us in person to take advantage of this special offer. ID must be presented when collecting tickets. 

MOBILE TICKETS
Mobile tickets will be emailed shortly after the order confirmation.


FOOD & BEVERAGES

Grab & Go 
A Grab & Go menu will be made available closer to the event. 


PLEASE NOTE: 

  • Prior to an event if you are feeling unwell, we ask you please do not attend the performance and contact our Box Office on either boxoffice@perthconcerthall.com.au or 9231 9999 to discuss the options for your tickets. 
  • Health and safety guidelines for the venue can be found here.

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Presented by Musica Viva Australia in association with Perth Festival