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Britten & Shostakovich

Bold Intimacy

Britten created a dynamic between boldness and intimacy like few others. From his smaller ensembles to larger string arrangements, we can often hear this tension at play. It’s unmistakably Britten.

Book your tickets: Wed 11 August – Thu 12 August

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City Recital Hall
Venue
City Recital Hall
**Booking fee of $8.95 may apply

Andrew Haveron leads with Principal Horn Ben Jacks, and globally renowned tenor Andrew Goodwin who both feature in Britten’s Serenade.

Rudolf Barshai’s arrangement of Shostakovich’s Tenth String Quartet for string orchestra adds depth to its most intimate moments and power to its most brazen.

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 and violin
ANDREW GOODWIN
tenor
BEN JACKS
horn