Enter your username and password

Forgotten your username or password?

Your Shopping Cart

There are no items in your shopping cart.

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra: Prokofiev & Edwards


Adelaide Symphony Orchestra: Prokofiev & Edwards

  • Date: Friday, 24 June 2016 to Saturday, 25 June 2016, 8pm (Friday); 6:30pm (Saturday)
  • Venue: Adelaide Town Hall — 128 King William St, Adelaide, SA
  • Tickets: $113-$35 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Russian pianist Konstantin Shamray is teaming up with Nicholas Carter for one of the most flashily brilliant concertos in the repertoire. Prokofiev’s quirky and uplifting Third Piano Concerto is music to be listened to from the edge of your seat.

Listening to this music is like water skiing. It’s exhilarating. You’ll be carried away, very quickly. And you might get wet. That’s what happens to The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (as immortalised in Disney’s Fantasia), who meddles in magic beyond his power to control. The bassoons’ cheeky broomstick theme creates an orchestral tidal wave.

Then chase the flitting dance rhythms of Ross Edwards’s ethereal White Ghost Dancing, before losing yourself in the bustling, crowded fairground of Petrushka, where Stravinsky’s vivid music brings side shows, buskers, magicians and puppets to life.

Featured non-Australian music: Prokofiev, Dukas, Stravinsky

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (08) 8233 6233

Featured Australian Works

White ghost dancing : for orchestra (1999) by Ross Edwards
— performed by Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and Nicholas Carter

Featured artists

User reviews & comments

Be the first to share your thoughts, opinions or insights about this event.

To post your comment please login