Imposing words for any conductor to wrestle with.
But with the prodigious Australian Dane Lam holding the baton, the French composer’s legacy is in deft hands.
Better known as the Organ Symphony for its unusual – yet spectacular – use of the instrument, it seems only fitting we hear it on one of the largest organs of its kind in the world.
LYLE CHAN Gravity and Levity on the Sunbreathing Earth*
SAINT-SAËNS Symphony No.3, Organ Symphony
Lyle Chan's Gravity and Levity on the Sunbreathing Earth was made possible through the Sydney Symphony Orchestra's 50 Fanfares Project and was commissioned by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
DANE LAM conductor
DAVID DRURY organ