Patriot Games

9th - 16th May, 2021

Opening this concert with one of Australia’s most iconic piano trios, we are immediately conscious of the colours, light sounds, and the mystical relationship Edwards has with the sea and earth of this great land. One of Spain’s great composers follows with a highly expressive, Neo-Romantic and refined work that embodies the composer’s Spanish roots with dance and salon music, hints of the gypsy and the Moor and its many folkloric elements.

The beauty and power of Dvořák’s style exemplifies his fervent nationalist stance in the face of pressure from the prevalent German tradition bringing to a close this powerful program whose flavours are brought vividly to life by three old friends and veteran Australian artists.

Ross Edwards (1943 - )

Piano Trio (1998)

Enrique Granados (1867 - 1916)

Piano Trio, Op.50 (1894)

Antonin Dvořák (1841 - 1904)

Piano Trio in F minor Op.65 (1883)

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