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ASO: Guitar Festival Symphony Gala


ASO: Guitar Festival Symphony Gala

  • Date: Saturday, 13 August 2016, 7pm
  • Venue: Adelaide Town Hall — 128 King William St, Adelaide, SA
  • Tickets: $105-$25 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Ravel - Mother Goose
Rodrigo - Concierto andaluz 
Leo Brouwer - New Work
Andrew Ford - Raga [World Premiere]

Presented in association with Adelaide Festival Centre's Guitar Festival. An extraordinary evening featuring two stunning premieres.

The concert opens with Rodrigo’s rhythmic and festive Concierto Andaluz for four guitars, featuring Australian soloists Schaupp, Tsiboulski, Grigoryan and Murray. Next, Spain’s Ricardo Gallén delivers the world premiere of a special commission for guitar and strings by revered and evocative Cuban composer Leo Brouwer.

The second half opens with the orchestra playing Ravel’s magical score Mother Goose. The Gala Finale is the world premiere of Australian composer Andrew Ford’s Raga*, a spectacular concerto for electric guitar and orchestra, with stellar soloist Zane Banks.

*Commissioned by Kim Williams in partnership with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and the Adelaide Guitar Festival.

Featured non-Australian music: Ravel, Rodrigo, Brouwer

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (08) 8233 6233

Featured Australian Works

Digital sheet music sample Raga : for electric guitar and orchestra (2016) by Andrew Ford — World premiere
— performed by Benjamin Northey, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and Zane Banks

Featured artists

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