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SSO CHAMBER SERIES: TEMPTATION OF THE SAINTLY POT
Synopsis

Woodwinds of the SSO

MARTINŮ

La revue de cuisine

FRANÇAIX

Dixtuor for Wind Quintet and String Quintet

FARRENC

Sextet for Piano and Winds, Op. 40

A troupe of zany kitchen utensils narrate a canteen cantilena in Martinů’s jazz ballet, La revue de cuisine, written during his time in Paris. Enjoy a delectable evening featuring the SSO woodwinds in this completely French-inspired programme. Relish the pleasant wit of Jean Françaix’s Dixtuor, and enjoy the sparkling inspiration of Madame Louise Farrenc, whose music was praised by Joseph Joachim and Schumann.

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"[Zhang's] aim for lightness, transparency and directness yields poetic results."GramophoneMozart’s 24th Piano Concerto is one of the most revered gems in the repertory, admired even by Beethoven and Brahms. Danish conductor Thomas Dausgaard leads us in this concert starring acclaimed Chinese pianist Zhang Haochen, one of the youngest winners of the prestigious Van Cliburn Competition. Bruckner’s popular Fourth Symphony paints a picture of Wagnerian Romanticism, of castles touched by the dawn, knights on the hunt and the magic of the forest.Thomas Dausgaard, conductorZhang Haochen, pianoMOZART Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K.491BRUCKNER Symphony No. 4 in E-flat majorYou may also like:Steven Osborne Plays MozartMasato Suzuki - Inspired by Leipzig
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