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Tchaikovsky & Prokofiev

Russian Greats

Before 'The Nutcracker' and 'Swan Lake', Tchaikovsky composed his First String Quartet. One of his earliest works, its slow and melancholic second movement was stirring enough to bring Leo Tolstoy to tears.

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The Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House
Venue
The Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House
**Booking fee of $8.95 may apply

From Russia we travel to Paris, where Sergei Prokofiev was asked to create a chamber ballet for a circus troupe.

With only five instruments to work with, the result is a wonderfully innovative composition which he later adapted into this strangely playful quintet.

PROGRAM

PROKOFIEV Quintet in G minor
TCHAIKOVSKY String Quartet No.1

ARTISTS

SYDNEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA MUSICIANS
Alice Bartsch
Harry Bennetts
David Campbell
Kristy Conrau
Alexander Morris
Alexander Norton
Shefali Pryor
Amanda Verner
Justin Williams

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.