502 - Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

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8.00pm
Presented by The Sydney Symphony Orchestra


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If you love classical music then you have more than four centuries of great music to choose from, and in this concert the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and conductor Toby Thatcher will take you on a whirlwind tour through the ages.

It begins with glorious brass music composed for the Basilica of St Mark’s in Venice at the height of the Renaissance and Johann Sebastian Bach’s great concerto for two violins – one of the masterpieces of the Baroque era. There’s a modern classic by Schoenberg, in which he returns to the tonal impulses of his early works, and after interval a magical new gem from young Australian, Andrew Howes. At the climax of the program, Felix Mendelssohn – composing in 1830 – reflects on the world of Bach and his Protestant faith in his Reformation Symphony. It begins with the famous rising tones of the Dresden Amen and Luther’s great hymn A Mighty Fortress is Our God underpins the triumphant finale.

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra will also be presenting engaging, interactive matinee concerts for schools on Friday 26 May.



"It’s not everyday you get to hear an orchestra play such relative concert rarities with such panache and heart, led by a conductor whose love and understanding of the music is conveyed to such a palpable extent."  Limelight


Performance Duration: 2 hour and 15 minutes (includes 20 minute interval)



For your enjoyment St Johns College String Ensemble will be performing in the Theatre foyer prior to the performance.

                     

 

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Full Price
Subscribers $50.00
Adult $60.00
Concession $53.00
Youth   $23.00 
Group 8+ $55.00

This is a DRTCC show and the ticket prices are set by the DRTCC 
Concession rate applies to Pension or Health Care card holders and individual financial members of Dubbo Artz Inc (does not apply to Senior Card holders).
Youth rates apply for those aged 12 months to 21 years and full time Student Card holders.
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2017 Season Subscribers are eligible for the Subscriber rate.
Special concession price available for school groups. Please contact the Box Office or download our
School Group Booking Form.

Contact DRTCC Box Office: (02) 6801 4378 or info@drtcc.com.au
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Box Office Opening Hours: 9.30am - 4.30pm Monday - Friday and 1 hour prior to the show.
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