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MSO: Kats-Chernin, Birtwistle etc.
- Date: Saturday, 8 May 2010, 8pm
- Venue: The Malthouse — 113 Sturt St, Southbank, VIC
- Tickets: $55-$37 — Tickets can be purchased online
The program includes Elena Kats-Chernin's work Zoom and Zip, Harrison Birtwistle's Panic, as well as music by Christopher Rouse and Bramwell Tovey.
Harrison Birtwistle's Panic, which the composer calls a dithyramb for alto saxophone, jazz drummer, wind, brass and percussion was described by London's Daily Telegraph as 'exhilarating as being caught unexpectedly in a violent thunderstorm and surrendering to the sheer, elemental spectacle of it all. Neither pop nor jazz, it nevertheless reached the soul of the saxophone and revealed wonders only Birtwistle could have found…'
Featured non-Australian music: Tovey, Birtwistle, Rouse
Further information for this event is available online at the event's website
Featured Australian Works
||Zoom and zip : for string orchestra (1997) by Elena Kats-Chernin|
— performed by Bramwell Tovey and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
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