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KPO: Orchestral landscapes [Sculthorpe]


KPO: Orchestral landscapes [Sculthorpe]

  • Date: Sunday, 28 August 2016, 2:30pm
  • Venue: St Ives Uniting Church — cnr Douglas St and Mona Vale Rd, St Ives, NSW
  • Tickets: Adult: $35 | Concession: $25 | Student/child: $10 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Within the cultural landscape of symphonic composition, Brahms was acutely conscious of his relationship to Beethoven, and the Third Symphony, with its serene conclusion, represents one of his greatest achievements in creating a unified architecture across a four-movement work.

In Sibelius's Violin Concerto, we discover the psychology of landscape, following the passionate solo part set against a stark subarctic orchestral backdrop.

Looking away from Europe, Peter Sculthorpe proclaimed the significance of Australia's location as a Pacific nation on the edge of Asia, and the surprisingly tuneful Sun Music III beautifully evokes the sensuous environment of tropical Bali.

Conductor: Sadaharu Muramatsu
Soloist: Josephine Chung - violin

Sculthorpe Sun Music III
Brahms Symphony No. 3
Sibelius Violin Concerto

Featured non-Australian music: Brahms, Sibelius

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by email to administration@kpo.org.au

Featured Australian Works

Sun music III : full orchestra (1967) by Peter Sculthorpe
— performed by Ku-ring-gai Philharmonic Orchestra and Sadaharu Muramatsu

Featured artists

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