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SSO: Bakrnchev, Adams, Shostakovich

Event

SSO: Bakrnchev, Adams, Shostakovich

  • Date: Thursday, 27 May 2021, 7pm
  • Venue: Sydney Town Hall — 483 George St, Sydney, NSW
  • Tickets: Adult: $49 | Concession: $40 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

If you’re trying to burst onto the scene, why not go big? For the young John Adams in 1978, it was 'Shaker Loops' that turned heads – a pulsing and exhilarating minimalist ride.

For the even younger Dmitri Shostakovich in 1926, it was his Petrograd Conservatory graduation effort, his First Symphony, which launched his career. Like all of his music, it is a piece filled with wit, drama and tragedy. 

PROGRAM

MICHAEL BAKRNČEV Hustle*
JOHN ADAMS Shaker Loops
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No.1

*Michael Bakrnčev's Hustle was made possible through the Sydney Symphony Orchestra's 50 Fanfares Project and was commissioned by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

Featured non-Australian music: Adams, Shostakovich

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 8215 4600

Featured Australian Works

Hustle : full orchestra by Michael Bakrnčev — World premiere
— performed by Fabian Russell and Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Featured artists

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