TSO: Julian Yu, Mozart & JM Haydn
- Date: Saturday, 25 November 2017, 7:30pm
- Venue: Federation Concert Hall, Hobart — 1 Davey St, Hobart, TAS
- Tickets: Full: $32 - $96 | Concession: $32 - $90 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 1800 001 190
Mozart’s career as a symphonist simultaneously came to an end and reached its summit with the Jupiter Symphony. A towering work even by Mozart’s remarkable standards, it is stirring, touching and life affirming. Less imposing is the Serenata notturna, a delightful piece of ephemera that was probably written for the Salzburg Carnival of 1776.
Younger brother of Joseph Haydn and a colleague of the Mozarts in Salzburg, Michael Haydn was a prolific composer whose music deserves to be better known. His Concerto for Alto Trombone is a dazzling showpiece for a versatile but little heard instrument. Australian composer Julian Yu brings his meticulous working method to Sinfonia passacaglissima, a brilliant orchestral showpiece.
Featured non-Australian music: Mozart, JM Haydn
Featured Australian Works
||Sinfonia passacaglissima, Op.35 : for orchestra (1995) (1995) by Julian Yu|
— performed by Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and Marko Letonja
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