MUSIC SHOALHAVEN INC.
22 MARCH 2020
Nowra School of Arts | 2 pm
TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR
In nine years Acacia Quartet has won great respect for their versatile and inventive programs.
Acacia Quarter comprises Lisa Stewart and Myee Clohessy, violin, Stefan Duwe, viola and Anna Martin-Scrase, cello.
Acacia have recorded nine albums, with ‘Blue Silence’ earning a nomination for an APRA-AMCOS Art Music ‘Award for Excellence’.
Acacia are passionate about supporting Australian composers, working with young musicians, and sharing their love of music with audiences of all ages. Their performances feature regularly on radio stations around the world. Acacia’s engagements in Australia include the Sydney Opera House, City Recital Hall Sydney, Melbourne Recital Hall, as well as extensive touring through regional NSW and Victoria.
Acacia had their international debut in Vancouver, Canada at the Roundhouse in June 2016. The following year, Acacia Quartet was invited by the Christine Raphael Foundation to give their European debut, where they performed concerts in Berlin and recorded a CD with three string quartets by Günter Raphael, to be released in 2020. The most recent CD’s were released at the end of 2018, ‘Muse’ in collaboration with recorder player Alicia Crossley and ‘Imaginations’ with guitarist Matt Withers.
Acacia Quartet is the current Ensemble in Residence at the Orange Regional Conservatorium.