SSO: Gill conducts Gordon
- Date: Wednesday, 9 September 2009, 6:30pm
- Venue: Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall — Bennelong Point, Sydney, NSW
- Tickets: $75-$41 — Tickets can be purchased online
Richard Gill has designed a program that unites three of his passions: music, education, and new creativity. It journeys across three centuries to show how one genre – the concerto – emerged in the baroque period, was transformed in the 19th century and now reshapes its heritage for today.
The music itself ranges from the magnificence of Handel in a concerto for the orchestra principals to the warm emotion of Dvŏrák’s much-loved Romantic masterpiece, and beyond to a brand new work, Lightfall, commissioned from leading screen composer Christopher Gordon.
Featured non-Australian music: Handel, Dvorak
Further information for this event is available online at the event's website
Featured Australian Works
|Lightfall : for horn and orchestra (2009) by Christopher Gordon — World premiere|
— performed by Richard Gill, Robert Johnson and Sydney Symphony
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