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ASO: Mozart & Septimus Kelly at Elder 3


ASO: Mozart & Septimus Kelly at Elder 3

  • Date: Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 11:30am
  • Venue: Elder Hall — Elder Conservatorium of Music, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  • Tickets: Adult $30 | Concession/Child: $28 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Natsuko Yoshimoto - Director/Violin
Graham Abbott - Presenter

Mozart - Symphony No.4
Frederick Septimus Kelly - Elegy for string orchestra: In memoriam Rupert Brooke
Schoenberg - Transfigured Night

On his way to fight at Gallipoli, the young Australian composer Frederkick Septimus Kelly lost a close friend: poet Rupert Brooke. His musical response was deeply personal and achingly poignant; one can almost hear the quiet rustling of olive leaves that shade his friend’s grave.

Two lovers share their secrets in the glow of the moonlight. Schoenberg captures the gamut of their emotions in his dark, atmospheric and ravishingly beautiful tone poem, a masterpiece of late Romanticism.

The prodigious genius of the young Mozart is on full display in his Fourth Symphony, written at the age of nine and full of youthful exuberance.

Featured non-Australian music: Mozart, Schoenberg

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

Featured Australian Works

Elegy for string orchestra : in memoriam Rupert Brooke (1915) by Frederick Septimus Kelly
— performed by Natsuko Yoshimoto and Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

Featured artists

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