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Haydn & Gabrieli

Uplifting Expressions

**Booking fee of $8.95 may apply

Duration

This concert will conclude at approximately 4pm on Saturday.

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.

While Barber and Gabrieli’s music was always meant for brass instruments, Lauridsen’s choral masterpiece has lost none of its uplifting power in this spectacular and unusual brass arrangement.

Commissioned to provide music for each ‘last word’ of Jesus for an unusual Easter tradition, this is Haydn at his most daring – and most dramatic. Each of the last ‘words’ will be read by our Principal Trombone, Ron Prussing, before each movement, giving context to the extraordinary music that follows. “Each movement,” Haydn declared, will move listeners, “to the very depths of [their] soul.”

Program

BARBER Mutations from Bach
GABRIELI Canzon per Sonar Primi Toni No.1
LAURIDSEN O Magnum Mysterium
GABRIELI Canzon per Sonar in Echo Duodecimi Toni
HAYDN Seven Last Words of Jesus on the Cross

Artists

ANDREW HAVERON director and violin

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.