Idyllic Visions – Master Series 7

Idyllic Visions – Master Series 7
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Idyllic Visions – Master Series 7

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Some people are gifted with a profound inner peace, an assurance that all shall be well, however dark and dreadful the world around them becomes.

During World War II, Ralph Vaughan Williams wrote a symphony of singular calm and solace. Close your eyes and be carried by the slow, steady chords of the heavenly Romanza – here you may rest deeply.

A horn solo, soft but sure, awakens Brahms’ Second Piano Concerto. It’s symphonic in scope, with four movements and a notoriously challenging piano part, but Stephen Hough, with an inner calm of his own, reveals it as an intimate dialogue between soloist and orchestra: “a search for common ground where, as in life, the sun can shine brightest… and warmest.”

 

Your concert ticket includes entry to The Mingling Room, a free one hour talk held in the Meeting Hall, located just behind Adelaide Town Hall.

Program to include

  • Vaughan Williams Symphony No.5
  • Brahms Piano Concerto No.2
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Details

  • 1 hr 50 mins Duration* Due to the nature of live music, the duration listed is an estimate only.
  • 20 mins Interval
  • Piano Solo Instrument
  • Adelaide Town Hall Location
  • Mingling Room Category

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Vaughan Williams: Symphony No.5 | Davis/Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra

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