Pastoral Melodies

Sun, 25/03/2018 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra
Sydney Chamber Choir
Richard Gill Conductor

Felix Mendelssohn
 Hebrides Overture Op. 26 ‘Fingal’s Cave’
Johannes Brahms
 Five Songs Op. 104
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
 Spaur Mass KV 258 ‘Piccolomini’
Ludwig Van Beethoven
 Symphony No. 6 Op. 68 ‘Pastoral’

Sydney Chamber Choir joins the Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra for a luscious journey into the landscapes of 18th and 19th century Europe. In Mozart’s delightful – and little known – Spaur Mass we meet the composer in the full spring of youthful optimism and confidence, while the rich colours of autumn find Brahms in a more wistful mood as he contemplates the lost pleasures of the past. And to complement these choral gems, two of the best-known orchestral works of the 19th century: Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture and Beethoven’s Sixth Symphony, the Pastoral.

Contact Name: 
Stephen Bydder
Contact Phone: 
1300 661 738
Venue Name: 
City Recital Hall
Sydney 2000
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