World premiere for Musica Viva’s 2021 season opener

Diana Doherty & Streeton Trio
Llewellyn Hall, ANU
7:00 PM Thursday 12 March 2021

Sydney oboist Diana Doherty is acclaimed worldwide for her unparalleled command of a famously tricky instrument. The Streeton Trio perform with Diana and alone in masterpieces of the chamber music repertoire.

Christina Cook, from Musica Viva Canberra, talks to Barbie about the concert


  • MARTINŮ Quartet for Oboe, Violin, Cello and Piano, H. 315 (1947)
  • MENDELSSOHN Piano Trio No.1 in D minor, Op. 49 (1839)
  • SKIPWORTH Oboe Quartet (2020)

Lachlan Skipworth’s Oboe Quartet is a world premiere, a musical portrait of the couple in whose memory it was commissioned, Anne and Alan Blanckensee by their son Andrew, family and friends. It reflects their shared love of Bach, their hobbies, and characters.

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  • Diana Doherty Oboe (courtesy of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra)
  • Emma Jardine Violin
  • Umberto Clerici Cello
  • Benjamin Kopp Piano

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