Adelaide Symphony Orchestra at Elder
- Date: Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 11:30am
- Venue: Elder Hall — Elder Conservatorium of Music, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
- Tickets: Tickets can be purchased online
Brett Dean - Conductor & Presenter
Geoffrey Collins - Flute
Mozart - Masonic Funeral Music
Haydn - Symphony No.22 'The Philosopher'
Brett Dean - The Siduri Dances
Mozart - Symphony No.32
Famed in his lifetime as a gifted composer, remarkable pianist and improviser beyond compare, Mozart is the quintessential example of a musical polymath. In this wonderfully varied program, the ASO is joined by a musician of similarly wide-ranging gifts. Australian composer and conductor Brett Dean, former violist with the Berlin Philharmonic, brings a deep understanding to the Austro-Germanic repertoire.
A special treat is Mozart’s rarely-performed Masonic Funeral Music, a small jewel written for the funeral of two of Mozart’s friends and fellow Masons. Mozart and Haydn’s symphonies are paired with Dean’s own lively, gravity-defying The Siduri Dances, brought to life by ASO Principal Flute, Geoffrey Collins.
Featured non-Australian music: Mozart, Haydn
Further information for this event is available online at the event's website
Featured Australian Works
||The siduri dances : music for solo flute and string orchestra (2007) by Brett Dean|
— performed by Brett Dean, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and Geoffrey Collins
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