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Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Ledger


Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Ledger

  • Date: Wednesday, 16 March 2011, Concerts begin at 6.30pm with an optional pre-concert talk at 5.45pm.
  • Venue: Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall — Bennelong Point, Sydney, NSW
  • Series: This event is part of the Meet the Music 2011 series
  • Tickets: $35.00 - $89.00 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (02) 8215 4600

Event Details

James Ledger’s new concerto for principal bassoon Matthew Wilkie (pictured) won’t leap so much as fly. Inspired by a tiny William Blake poem, Eternity, the concerto will take the solitary bassoon on an ecstatic journey, high above an evolving blanket of orchestral colour.

Featured non-Australian music: Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 8215 4600 or by email to education@sydneysymphony.com

Featured Australian Works

Outposts : concerto for bassoon and orchestra (2010) by James Ledger — World premiere
— performed by Matthew Wilkie, Sydney Symphony and Hans Graf

Featured artists

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