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In this concert, audiences will witness Feldman’s take on the Rothko Chapel, where visitors often complain the paintings are indistinguishable from the background. Janáček reflects on how love (or the possession of another) fails to enable us to escape the mundanity of existence. Beethoven closes with fear and anxiety at the “unbearable lightness of being”, posing the question “must it be?” and answered with the affirmation “yes, it must be”.  

Performed by Chloe Lankshear, Emma Woehle, Louis Hurley, David Greco, Richard Tognetti, Kristian Winther, Hanna Lee, Li-Wei Qin, Konstantin Shamray & Satu Vänskä.



“Praise to the immortality of Jesus” from
Quartet for the End of Time 

Samuel Adams
New work, commissioned by Adelaide Festival (world premiere)

Rothko Chapel V 

The Diary of One who Disappeared (selections) 

Furniture Music 

Radiohead (arr. Tognetti)
How To Disappear Completely 

String Quartet No.16 in F major, Op.135

This event is part of the Nothing: Chamber Landscapes program. See the full program here.

Generously supported by Leading Patron Ulrike Klein AO.

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