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TSO: The Gentle Sax


TSO: The Gentle Sax

  • Date: Saturday, 23 June 2012, 7:30pm
  • Venue: Federation Concert Hall, Hobart — 1 Davey St, Hobart, TAS
  • Tickets: Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Multi-award-winning saxophonist and former Young Australian Artist of the Year, Amy Dickson has a string of national and international credits to her name. Hear her weave her special magic in Full Moon Dances, a concerto specially written for her by Ross Edwards. Who better to conduct this important new work than Baldur Brönnimann, an internationally renowned maestro with a passion for contemporary music. Maestro Brönnimann also conducts symphonies by two of music’s great wits, Haydn and Shostakovich, and Ligeti’s lively, folk-music inspired Concert Românesc.

*Full Moon Dances – Saxophone Concerto commissioned for Amy Dickson and the Australian state symphony orchestras by Andrew Kaldor and Renata Kaldor AO with the support of Symphony Services International.

Featured non-Australian music: Haydn, Ligeti, Shostakovich

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website

Featured Australian Works

Full moon dances : concerto for alto saxophone and orchestra (2011) by Ross Edwards
— performed by Amy Dickson, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and Baldur Bronniman

Featured artists

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