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SSO: Mozart, Hindson, Verbey


SSO: Mozart, Hindson, Verbey

  • Date: Thursday, 6 October 2016, 7pm
  • Venue: City Recital Hall Angel Place — 2 Angel Place, Sydney, NSW
  • Tickets: Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (02) 8215 4600

Event Details

Hindson's The Rave and the Nightingale takes Schubert's great final string quartet as the starting point and gives the 19th-century composer a glimpse of the 21st century ('DJ Franz' perhaps?). The result is an exhilarating exercise in musical time travel. We're also excited to be introducing the vividly imagined and rhythmically swinging music of Dutch composer Theo Verbey to Sydney audiences with Schaduw (Shadow) for string quartet, string orchestra and percussion. And at the centre of the program is a symphony by the 18-year-old Mozart - this is brilliant music with the sounds of oboes, horns and trumpets to add to its convivial drama.

Music to rave about!

Featured non-Australian music: Verbey, Mozart

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

Featured Australian Works

The Rave and the nightingale : string orchestra (2001) by Matthew Hindson
— performed by Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Toby Thatcher

Featured artists

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