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La Gaia Scienza

Past Event

Australian Premiere / Exclusive to Adelaide / One Night Only

  • About

    Toss away whatever you imagine classical chamber music is all about. On historical instruments, Italian trio La Gaia Scienza plays music from the 19th century as if it were written yesterday.

    Far from polite and manicured, it is passionate, sometimes startlingly astringent and infused with intense rhythmic energy. Cellist Paolo Beschi, violinist Stefano Barneschi (of groundbreaking baroque ensemble Il Giardino Armonico), fortepianist Federica Valli and their guests will present masterworks by Brahms and Schubert.

    Whether you know them inside out or are experiencing them for the first time, you must hear these dazzling performances.

    La Gaia Scienza will also perform a special concert as part of Chamber Landscapes. For more information click here.

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  • Credits

    Violin Stefano Barneschi
    Viola Ernest Braucher
    Cello Paolo Beschi
    Piano Federica Valli

    Franz Schubert, Notturno in E flat D 897
    Johannes Brahms, Piano Trio in B Op. 8 (1889 version)
    Franz Schubert, String Trio in B flat D 471
    Johannes Brahms, Piano Quartet in C Minor Op.60

    Image Enza De Paolis

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    Artistic Directors Neil Armfield and Rachel Healy preview La Gaia Scienza


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