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Willoughby Symphony: Miracle - Rojas

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Willoughby Symphony: Miracle - Rojas

  • Date: Sunday, 18 June 2017, 2pm
  • Venue: The Concourse, Chatswood — 409 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood, NSW
  • Tickets: Adult: $43.50 - $49 | Concession: $41 - $46 | Youth/Student: $22 | Child: $11 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 1300 795 012

Event Details

Under the baton of celebrated conductor, Carolyn Watson, the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra will perform a selection of beloved classics in MIRACLE.

Opening with Haydn’s Miracle Symphony, named for the legendary story of the work’s premiere when a chandelier fell from the ceiling of the concert hall and narrowly missed the audience!

The centrepiece of the concert is the intoxicating Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra by 2017 Composer-in-Residence, Daniel Rojas. In a glittering display of talent and skill, superb percussionist Claire Edwardes navigates the work’s intricate demands with aplomb.

The program will conclude with Mendelssohn’s stunning First Symphony, a work completed when the composer was just fifteen years old.

Featured non-Australian music: Haydn, Mendelssohn

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 8075 8111

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