Unforgettable close encounters with chamber music
A performance of Brahms’ second piano quartet is a must-see musical event. It is a chamber music edifice of truly epic proportions, indeed Brahms’ most ambitious chamber music work. Full of youthful ardour and irrepressible joie de vivre, each part glistens with ebullient energy, forging a magnificent cathedral of sound that has few equals.
About the MCO Salon Sessions
Witness icons of chamber music in the perfect acoustic of the Salon, Melbourne Recital Centre. With the atmosphere of an exclusive private performance, just 65 guests will experience seminal works of chamber music performed by Australia’s finest musicians.
Food & Wine Experience
Enjoy gourmet canapés and premium wines by MCO partner Narkoojee before and after the performance.
Understand the background to the music with a pre-concert introduction delivered by the orchestra’s Executive Director.
Meet the Artists
Meet and talk with the musicians at the post-concert function.
BRAHMS Piano Quartet No 2 in A major Op 26
Event Duration: around 2 hours including around 45–50 minutes of performance time, pre-concert talk and informal post-concert supper with artists.