Festival Trip – Taste of the Country

  • May 3, 2022

    10.30am

  • Lake George Winery

    Federal Highway, Lake George NSW 2581

  • General Admission $170.00,

    Concession $ N/A

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This year’s Festival Trip takes us to the acclaimed Lake George Winery for wine-tasting, a delightful two-course lunch with wine, and two beautiful musical performances.

Not only a taste of the beautiful countryside outside Canberra, but also a chance to relax and recover from the Festival’s exertions with the best things life has to offer, including wine and music. 

 

Orava String Quartet plays

Erwin Schulhoff, Five Pieces for string quartet 

Luke Howard, Schlusshymn

Wojciech Kilar, Orawa 

 

Alice Giles, on an 1780 French harp, plays

W.A. Mozart,  12 Variations on “La belle Françoise” KV 353

Spohr,  Fantaisie in C minor op. 35

Sophie Corrie-Dussek, Sonata C minor 3rd movement

 

The trip will leave Canberra at 10.30am and return by 4pm (approximately).  Transport is included in the ticket price.

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  • May 3, 2022

    10.30am

  • Lake George Winery

    Federal Highway, Lake George NSW 2581

  • General Admission $170.00,

    Concession $ N/A

Buy Tickets Now

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Artist Alice Giles

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Alice Giles has been celebrated as one of the world’s leading harp soloists. The Australian-born musician first attracted international notice when she won First Prize in the 8th Israel International Harp Contest at the age of 21. Since then she has performed extensively internationally both in recital and with orchestra. She presented her first solo recital at the age of 13 at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, was awarded the coveted Churchill International Fellowship and an Australia Council Grant to study in the USA and made her New York debut recital at Merkin Hall in 1983...

Artist Orava String Quartet

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The Orava Quartet has been hailed by Limelight magazine as “the most exciting young quartet on the block” and predicted by The Australian to become “one of Australia’s proudest cultural exports.” Earning a reputation and devoted following for their thrilling performances, the Quartet – brothers Daniel and Karol Kowalik (violin and cello), violinist David Dalseno and violist Thomas Chawner - bring their unique sound and breathtaking intensity to the classics of the string quartet canon. Selected by Deutsche Grammophon for its his...