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TSO: Letonja & Skride

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TSO: Letonja & Skride

  • Date: Saturday, 17 August 2013, 7.30 pm
  • Venue: Burnie Town Hall Theatre — Burnie Civic Centre, Wilmot St, Burnie, TAS
  • Tickets: $55 -$18 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 6232 4450

Event Details

Since winning the prestigious Queen Elisabeth Music Competition in 2001, violinist Baiba Skride has performed with the world’s leading orchestras including the Berlin Philharmonic and London’s Philharmonia Orchestra. In this, her second appearance with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, she performs Benjamin Britten’s Violin Concerto, a powerful and emotional work from the late 1930s written in response to a world on the brink of war. An important new commission by Andrew Schultz pays homage to Britten while works by Mozart – a favourite overture and a great symphony – bookend a concert of exceptional music and an exceptional artist.

Featured non-Australian music: Britten, Mozart

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (03) 6232 4444 or by email to boxoffice@tso.com

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