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QSO: Stanhope, Rachmaninov, Sibelius


QSO: Stanhope, Rachmaninov, Sibelius

  • Date: Saturday, 21 June 2014, 8pm
  • Venue: QPAC Concert Hall — Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Cnr Grey St and Melbourne St, Southbank, QLD
  • Tickets: $105-$45 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Sparks will fly in Sibelius' Fifth Symphony (original version) under Gamba's brilliant command, a British conductor notorious for marshalling first class performances. The 'Rach 3', well known from the movie Shine, is luxurious and technically treacherous but through Abduraimov's fingers this Russian treasure will be revealed in glorious tone and explosive power.

Paul Stanhope's (pictured) work Elegies and Dances will be heard for the first time in this concert.

Featured non-Australian music: Sibelius, Rachmaninov

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

Featured Australian Works

Elegies and dances : for string orchestra (2008) by Paul Stanhope — World premiere
— performed by Rumon Gamba and Queensland Symphony Orchestra

Featured artists

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