Canberra Weekly presents
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.
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'
ADULT $67, CONC. $62, U30 $30, U18 $25, STUDENT RUSH $25
Concert generously supported by Marlena & Michael Jeffery