PLEXUS: Promenade
Wednesday, September 22, 7:00 PM (AEST)

PLEXUS and guest cellist Michelle Wood give the world premiere of Elena Kats-Chernin’s “Take Me Along” – six exquisitely tango-flavoured movements in a ravishing tribute to the genre, generously commissioned by Margot Costanzo and Chris Arnold AM – alongside Stefan Cassomenos’ reimagining of selected gems from Shostakovich’s captivating Suites for Jazz Orchestra.



Monica Curro – violin

Philip Arkinstall – clarinet

Stefan Cassomenos – piano

with guest artist

Michelle Wood – cello



Dmitri Shostakovich (arr. Stefan Cassomenos) – from the Jazz Suites (1934/2019)

I. Waltz

II. Polka

III. Foxtrot (Blues)

Elena Kats-Chernin – Take Me Along (2021 – World Premiere)

I. Claritango

II. Tango Insistente

III. Tango Mysterioso

IV. Tango Chase

V. My Little Song

VI. Contrapatango

Wednesday, September 22, 7:00PM (AEST)

60 minutes

The Athenaeum 2
188 Collins St, Melbourne