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A reflection on longing, from the tormented lovelorn woman of Janáček’s Kreutzer Sonata to Schubert’s yearning waltzes. Arvo Pärt charts the path of Sarah’s infertility – the absence that defines her – as it transforms into the presence of Isaac. 

Performed by Satu Vänskä, Kristian Winther, Caleb Wright, Li-Wei Qin, Chloe Lankshear, Louis Hurley, David Greco, Donald Nicolson, David Jones & Katherine Tonkin.


String Quartet No.1,
Kreutzer Sonata 

Nine Inch Nails (arr. Tognetti)
Something I Can Never Have 

Waltzes (selections)

Arvo Pärt
Sarah Was Ninety Years Old 

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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