Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev

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Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev

Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev are masters of melody and atmosphere, crafting some of the greatest tunes ever written for their ballets and symphonies.

Their chamber music is just as deftly written and just as magical. Tchaikovsky’s first quartet is one of his most soulful, centred around the unforgettable song of the slow movement, one of the composer’s most beloved melodies.

Prokofiev wrote his Quintet for a roving dance troupe while he was living in Paris. A master of colour and mood, Prokofiev uses an unusual combination of instruments to extraordinary effect in a suite of quirky, characterful pieces with an undeniably balletic energy.

 

 

Donald Runnicles conducts Bruckner Symphony No.7

Donald Runnicles conducts Bruckner Symphony No.7

17-19 Oct

Sydney Opera House

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Donald Runnicles conducts Fauré’s Requiem

23-26 Oct

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8-9 Nov

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