Nexas Saxophone Quartet: Romeo and Juliet
- Date: Saturday, 28 May 2016, 7pm
- Venue: Glebe Justice Centre — 37 St John’s Rd, Glebe, NSW
- Tickets: Adults: $25 online | Children: $20 | Concession: $20 — Tickets can be purchased online
‘Romeo and Juliet’ (May 28th) will see the quartet showcase the influence of Shakespeare’s masterful play on the great composers. The famous story has long been the impetus for superb musical creations. This concert will present transcriptions of well known works by Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev and Bernstein alongside a new suite written especially for Nexas by Australian composer Matthew Hindson. See how one of literature’s most famed works can lead to such wondrous musical outcomes.
Nexas Saxophone Quartet: Michael Duke - Soprano Sax; Andrew Smith - Alto Sax; Nathan Henshaw - Tenor Sax; Jay Byrnes - Baritone Sax
Featured non-Australian music: 'Montagues and Capulets' (Prokofiev), 'Fantasy Overture from Romeo and Juliet' (Tchaikovsky), 'Excerpts from West Side Story' (Bernstein).
Featured Australian Works
|Scenes from Romeo and Juliet : suite for saxophone quartet (2016) by Matthew Hindson — World premiere|
— performed by Nexas Saxophone Quartet
- Performer Nexas Saxophone Quartet
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