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Festival Finale

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Canberra Weekly presents

CONCERT 22
Festival Finale

Canberra’s Farewell to Arms

We conclude the 2017 Festival with a classic Russian tribute, one of Beethoven’s Razumovsky quartets, a newly composed suite by Hing-yan Chan based on a Chinese wedding banquet and Julian Yu’s inspired orchestration of Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. It brings together all of our main festival artists in a joyful celebration that transcends language, place and time.

PROGRAM

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), "Razumovsky" String Quartet op. 59 no. 2 in E minor

Hing-yan Chan,  Double Happiness  (WP)
           Gastronomic suite on a libretto by Su-yin Mak
           Co-commissioned with HK New Music Ensemble

Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1880) / arr. Julian Yu (b. 1957), Pictures at an Exhibition
       
Durations: 38' – interval – 45' – interval – 32'

SIMÓN BOLÍVAR STRING QUARTET, ENSEMBLE OFFSPRING, WILLIAM YANG narrator, SHU-CHEEN YU soprano, JEREMY KLEEMAN bass baritone, LOO SZE-WANG sheng, COMBINED FESTIVAL ARTISTS directed by ROLAND PEELMAN

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

Concert generously supported by Marlena & Michael Jeffery

Earlier Event: May 7
The Art of Speech