Barricades of Time

  • Fitters' Workshop 11 Wentworth Avenue Kingston, ACT, 2604 Australia

CONCERT 16
Barricades of Time

From the Fall of Versailles to the End of the Romanovs

French revolutionary songs and music by Marie-Antoinette’s one-time lover J.L. Dussek form the first half of this concert, whereas the second half plunges us into the last vestiges of Tsarist Russia with Rachmaninov’s immortal Liturgy of St John Chrysostom.

PROGRAM

Jan Ladislav Dussek (1760-1812), The Sufferings of the Queen of France

André Grétry (1741-1813), Selection of songs

Hector Berlioz (1803-1869), March to the Scaffold

Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943),  Four Pieces
       Prelude in C-sharp minor op. 3 no. 2
       Etude-Tableau in E-flat minor op. 39 no. 5
       Polka Italienne
       Prelude in G minor op. 23 no. 5

Sergei Rachmaninoff, The Liturgy of St John Chrysostom (extracts)

Durations: 10' – 10' – 10' – 5' – interval – 18' – 32'
    

TAMARA-ANNA CISLOWSKA piano, CORO directed by RICHARD GILL, RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHOIR OF SYDNEY

ADULT $67, CONC. $62, U30 $30, U18 $25, STUDENT RUSH $25