SCHUBERT Piano Quintet, “Trout” MESSIAEN Quartet for the End of Time Helena Rathbone ViolinChristopher Moore ViolaTimo-Veikko Valve CelloMaxime Bibeau Double BassPaul Dean ClarinetSaleem Abboud Ashkar PianoThis concert pairs two great works inspired by very different experiences away from home, both written for the musicians available and, as a result, for unusual combinations of instruments.Aged 22, Schubert had his first holiday in the country. In the Trout, he captures the mood of those carefree summer days and his ecstatic delight in the countryside, in warm, beguiling melodies and harmonies.A prisoner of war, Messiaen wrote the Quartet for the End of Time for the musicians he found in the camp, premiering it to an audience of inmates and guards. “Never” he said, "was I listened to with such rapt attention and comprehension." Critic Alex Ross calls it “the most ethereally beautiful music of the 20th century...as overpowering now as it was on that frigid night in 1941.”ACO Principals are joined by clarinettist Paul Dean and dynamic young pianist Saleem Abboud Ashkar, making his Australian debut.http://www.aco.com.au/trout>http://www.aco.com.au/trout;
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