Acacia Quartet with International Guests Emile Cantor and Laurentiu Sbarcea

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Music in the Regions in partnership with St Alban’s Cathedral Griffith present Acacia Quartet with International Guests.

Australian audience favourites, Acacia Quartet, paired with phenomenal international guests, Emile Cantor and Laurentiu Sbarcea, form an incomparable string sextet touring the Riverina and South-West NSW this April. Performing two of the most beautiful and well-loved string sextets, Dvorak’s Op. 48 and Brahms’ Op. 36, this tour also includes the world premiere of a new work from Australian composer Lyle Chan. Do not miss the chance to witness this spectacular ensemble on their limited tour.

About Acacia Quartet:

Forming in 2010, Acacia Quartet are one of Australia’s most respected string ensembles. Having recorded twelve albums, Acacia is known for presenting versatile and inventive programs which prominently feature Australia’s leading composers. Nominated for an APRA-AMCOS Art Music ‘Award for Excellence’ (2013), and Aria Music Awards ‘Best Classical Album’, twice (2013 and 2020), Acacia are renowned recording artists with their recordings regularly featured on radio around the world. Having toured extensively, Acacia is in high demand both locally and internationally. Locally, Acacia’s engagements include the Sydney Opera House, City Recital Hall Sydney, Melbourne Recital Hall, as well as extensive touring through regional NSW and Victoria. Internationally, Acacia debuted in Vancouver, Canada at the Roundhouse in June 2016 and have since followed up with performances in Europe. Passionate supporters of young musicians, Acacia has previously worked with NSW’s Regional Youth Orchestra and are proud to share their love of music with audiences of all ages.

About Music in the Regions:
Music in the Regions (MitR) is an independent touring organisation established in 2022 to connect classical musicians with regional audiences and facilitate transformative musical experiences across New South Wales. These musicians will perform in regions not traditionally visited, reinvigorating regional venues into concert venues, and fostering a vibrant, world-class New South Wales classical music industry. MitR is supported by the NSW Government via Create NSW, and through private philanthropy. For more information visit www.musicintheregions.com