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Andrew Haveron directs Britten’s Serenade

INTIMATE DREAMSCAPES

Led by Sydney Symphony Concertmaster Andrew Haveron, Benjamin Britten’s lyrical, sublime music will fill the glowing jewel of City Recital Hall.

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City Recital Hall
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One of the most influential British composers of last century, Britten’s music is lyrical, heartfelt and highly charged. His is an original voice with unmistakable authenticity.

In the beautifully intimate setting of the City Recital Hall, Sydney Symphony Concertmaster Andrew Haveron directs this performance featuring Berlin Philharmonic Principal Horn Stefan Dohr. Sydney-born and internationally-renowned tenor Andrew Goodwin is the perfect partner for Britten’s Serenade, and its poetry set to music.

Like Britten, Shostakovich is one of the most significant composers of the 20th century. This Chamber Symphony is the result of conductor Rudolf Barshai transcribing Shostakovich’s Tenth String Quartet for a larger ensemble. The result is at once personal and powerful, combining the directness of the quartet with the richness of a larger ensemble.

Program

BRITTEN Prelude and Fugue for 18 Solo Strings
BRITTEN Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings
SHOSTAKOVICH arr. BARSHAI Chamber Symphony (after the String Quartet No.10)

Artists

ANDREW HAVERON director
STEFAN DOHR horn
ANDREW GOODWIN tenor