Playlist with Kees Boersma

Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Playlist with Kees Boersma

Performance Dates & Times

Tuesday 30 October, 2018
6:30 pm
City Recital Hall

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SSO Principal Double Bass Kees Boersma introduces a program of orchestral music that has inspired him during his career.

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s Playlist concerts give you a chance to hear short and inspiring programs of classical music – favourites and rarities – personally programmed and introduced by one of the SSO musicians. In this concert, the SSO’s Dutch-born Principal Double Bass Kees Boersma has chosen a playlist that reflects his European musical foundations. He’s including music by Beethoven and an intimate chamber music arrangement of Richard Strauss’s Metamorphosen. Written near the end of World War II, the powerful and profound Metamorphosen stands today, says Kees, as “the greatest musical study on the futility of war”. But it’s not all serious, you’ll also hear music like Contrabajissimo by Tango king Astor Piazzolla – an alluring mix of infectious rhythms and “contrabass” virtuosity!

Join Kees and the musicians at the bar afterwards!

ARTISTS

Kees Boersma double bass

PROGRAM to include

Beethoven Symphony No.1: 1st movement
Piazzolla Contrabajissimo
R Strauss Metamorphosen (septet version)

Ticket Info

Standard $49
Concession $44
City Recital Hall Member $44.10
Group (8+) $39

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Performance Dates & Times

Tuesday 30 October, 2018
6:30 pm
City Recital Hall

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