A Mozart concerto and Mendelssohn’s sunny Italian Symphony in an orchestral concert brimming with optimism and high spirits!
Two of music’s most famous prodigies – Mozart and Mendelssohn – and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s youngest principal player, Todd Gibson-Cornish, are the stars in this sublime program. Mozart’s lively Bassoon Concerto exploits every side of the bassoon’s personality: virtuosity, humour and mellow eloquence. Mendelssohn’s popular Italian Symphony was literally a musical postcard from his Grand Tour in the 1830s. It’s vibrant music, brimming with charm – “blue sky in A major”. Against all this youthful exuberance stands the introduction to Strauss’s opera Capriccio: enchanting, atmospheric chamber music overheard by the characters on stage.
Roger Benedict conductor
Todd Gibson-Cornish bassoon
R Strauss Capriccio: Sextet
Mozart Bassoon Concerto, K191
Mendelssohn Symphony No.4, Italian
City Recital Hall Member $77
Group (8+) $68
City Recital Hall Member $68
Group (8+) $60
City Recital Hall Member $58
Group (8+) $51
Under 30 $42
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