Mozart provides music and inspiration in a
concert that embraces ancient myths and fresh new sounds.
Mozart has been inspiring composers from more than 200 years.
And while Mary Finsterer's new double bass concerto won't
sound like Mozart, it has been influenced by the music in
this concert. Finsterer loves a commission that gives her a chance
to compose for a particular context - she's no stranger to film
music, for example - and this concert has prompted her to explore
The 'Jupiter' nickname for Mozart's great Symphony No.41
suggests ancient myths and powerful characters. The Magic
Flute is an invented mythology that sends its hero into weird
and dangerous worlds.
From this comes Finsterer's own invented myth. Lake Ice
- a concerto for the formidable talents of Sydney Symphony musician
Kees Boersma - evokes the primordial cold at the beginning of
creation. Imagine ice and mist, fire and steam…
Date: Friday 30 August 7pm
Venue: Civic Theatre Orange
Pricing: Tickets $64, concession & child
See the Sydney Symphony Mozart's famous and beloved
Jupiter Symphony at the Orange Civic Theatre.
This special evening begins with a journey of ancient myths and
legends with the overture from Mozart's The Magic Flute
and ends with the power and passion of Mozart's Symphony No.41 also
known as the 'Jupiter'.
In between, hear Australian composer Mary Finsterer's premiere of
Lake Ice - a concerto for the formidable talent of Sydney
Symphony's principal double bass Kees Boersma.
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