- Date: Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 6.30pm
- Venue: Verbrugghen Hall — Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Cnr Macquarie St and Bridge St, Sydney, NSW
- Tickets: Adults: $35 | Children: $15 | Concession: $15 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (02) 9351 1222
Of Magic and Madness is the finale of the first season of the new Verbrugghen Ensemble. This performance will feature the entire ensemble performing a striking new work by Con composer Matthew Hindson: This Year’s Apocalypse, followed by the gorgeous and lyrical Sextuor Mystique by Hector Villa Lobos.
The final work of the year will celebrate the life of beloved contemporary English composer Peter Maxwell Davies with his epic chamber work Eight Songs for a Mad King featuring singer Simon Lobelson and directed by Kate Gaul.
Matthew Hindson (1968 - ) This Year's Apocalypse * World Premiere
Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887 - 1959) Sextuor Mystique
Peter Maxwell Davies (1934 - 2016) Eight Songs for a Mad King
Featured non-Australian music: Villa-Lobos, P.M. Davies
Featured Australian Works
|This year’s apocalypse : for chamber ensemble of 14 players (2016) by Matthew Hindson — World premiere|
— performed by Verbrugghen Ensemble
- Performer Verbrugghen Ensemble
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