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Adams & Shostakovich

Breakthroughs

If you’re trying to burst onto the scene, why not go big? For the young John Adams in 1978, it was Shaker Loops that turned heads – a pulsing and exhilarating minimalist ride.

**Booking fees of $8.95 may apply

DURATION

This concert will conclude at approximately 8pm on Thursday evening.

PRE-CONCERT

There will be no pre-concert talk prior to this performance commencing.

PROGRAM

Behind every great piece is a great story. Have a read through the program book to get all the details.

For the even younger Dmitri Shostakovich in 1926, it was his Petrograd Conservatory graduation effort, his First Symphony, which launched his career.

Like all of his music, it is a piece filled with wit, drama and tragedy. Fabian Russell conducts.

Program

MICHAEL BAKRNČEV Hustle*
JOHN ADAMS Shaker Loops
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No.1

*Michael Bakrnčev's Hustle was made possible through the Sydney Symphony Orchestra's 50 Fanfares Project and was commissioned by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, supported by Geoff Stearn.

Artists

FABIAN RUSSELL conductor

SAFETY IS OUR PRIORITY

The Sydney Symphony will continue to apply NSW Public Health Orders as they relate to ticketing and seating arrangements. As these Orders can change at very short notice, we will be allocating seats closer in time to concert dates than we have in previous seasons. This will allow us to maintain a COVID-19 safe environment.

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