Few things are as satisfying as a hot cup of tea. Add some friends to catch up with, some delightful music. . .bliss! With great orchestral masterpieces, the focussed precision of Sydney Symphony ensembles and an awesome recital on the Grand Organ, it’s the perfect Friday morning.
Friday 8 March 11am
BRUCH Scottish Fantasy for violin and orchestra
MENDELSSOHN Symphony No.3 (Scottish)
Asher Fisch conductor
Tianwa Yang violin
Virtuoso violinist Tianwa Yang and Asher Fisch take us to the Romantic wilds of Scotland with Bruch, Mendelssohn and Strauss.
Friday 5 April 11am
JS BACH Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV 546
SAINT-SAËNS Fantaisie No.1
SAINT-SAËNS arr. Lemare Danse macabre
David Drury organ
David Drury plays spectacular music by Bach and Saint-Saëns on the grand organ of the Sydney Opera House.
Friday 7 June 11am
VILLA-LOBOS Bachianas brasileiras No.5
SOLLIMA Violoncelles, vibrez!
Cellos of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra
The cellos of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra take centre stage, showcasing this most soulful of instruments.
Friday 9 August 11am
ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour Theatre
SIBELIUS En Saga
BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique
David Robertson conductor
Enter a fantastic world with David Robertson as guide in Sibelius’s mythic En Saga and Berlioz’s beautiful nightmare, Symphonie fantastique.
This concert takes place at ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour Theatre as part of the Keys to the City Festival.
Friday 16 August 11am
MOZART Sinfonia concertante in E flat for four winds, K297b
MOZART Symphony No.29
Andrew Haveron conductor
David Papp oboe
Francesco Celata clarinet
Euan Harvey horn
Fiona McNamara bassoon
Delight in an hour of Mozart with a charming concerto for a wind foursome and a theatrical symphony.
Friday 20 September 11am
ELGAR Cello Concerto
ELGAR Enigma Variations
Vladimir Ashkenazy conductor
Andreas Brantelid cello
Ashkenazy conducts two Elgar masterpieces – the Cello Concerto and the Enigma Variations.
Friday 25 October 11am
MILHAUD The Creation of the World
IBERT Chamber Concertino, for alto saxophone and orchestra
DEBUSSY arr. Sachs Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Roger Benedict conductor
Nicholas Russoniello saxophone
2019 Sydney Symphony Orchestra Fellows
Enjoy the joie de vivre of a Paris morning as Debussy, Ibert and Milhaud dazzle and delight.
Friday 15 November 11am
BEETHOVEN The Ruins of Athens: Overture
MOZART Violin Concerto No.5 in A, K219 (Turkish)
HAYDN Symphony No.100 (Military)
Andrew Haveron violin-director
East meets West in Turkish-inspired music by Beethoven, Mozart and Haydn.
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