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