7 October2023 at 7:30pm
Peninsula Music Society presents Affinity Quartet
JOSEPHINE CHUNG - violin
NICHOLAS WATERS - violin
RUBY SHIRRES - viola
MEE NA LOJEWSKI - cello
Affinity musicians bring considerable experience from previous ensembles including Flinders Quartet, Momentum Ensemble, as well as holding Principal and Contract roles with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Sydney Chamber Opera and Australian World Orchestra.
Affinity Quartet were the winners of the Grand Prize, String Quartet First Prize and Audience Prize in this yea's prestigious Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition and it is the first time in the competition's 32 year history that an Australian ensemble has taken out the top prize.
Afinity Quartet also won Second Prize at the 2023 Mozart International String Quartet Competition, Salzburg, where they also received a Special Prize for the Best Interpretation of a Contemporary Work for their Finals performance of Brett Dean’s (AU) String Quartet no.3 ‘Hidden Agendas’. Also recently, they received Third Prize at the 2022 Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition, London.
HAYDN String Quartet op.76 no.3 in C major 'Emperor'
KURTAG Six Moments Musicaux
BEETHOVEN String Quartet op.59 no.2 in E minor 'Razumovsky'
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Peninsula Community Theatre
Cnr. Nepean Hwy & Wilsons Rd
Mornington, Victoria 3931