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Mahler 4 & Sibelius 6

29 June 2014

Venue: Concert Hall  View Seat Map
Presented by: Australian Chamber Orchestra

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Richard Tognetti directs Mahler's "Heavenly Symphony" No.4 and Sibelius' Symphony No.6.

Tickets onsale Thursday 5 December, 9am!

Description

SIBELIUS     Symphony No.6
MAHLER     Symphony No.4

Richard Tognetti’s critically acclaimed and award-winning direction of the Australian Chamber Orchestra’s large-scale orchestral concerts are an annual highlight. Under his direction, their Beethoven 9 concerts won Limelight’s Best Orchestral Concert in 2012.

For the next step in his symphony series, Tognetti tackles the biggest symphonic configuration in ACO history, featuring two ACO premieres penned by two of history’s greatest composers for the form. 
Tognetti explores how astounding and diverse the symphonic experience can be, pairing the shortest and sweetest of all Mahler’s symphonies, the radiant “Heavenly” Symphony No.4, with Sibelius’ serenely beautiful Symphony No.6, which the composer said always reminded him “of the scent of the first snow.”  


Artist Information

Richard Tognetti     Director & Violin   
Kiera Duffy     Soprano
Australian Chamber Orchestra  


Pricing Information

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Choose Your Own Package. Select any combination of three or more ACO 2014 concerts and save up to 20%. (Valid A-C reserve only)

5% EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT (valid until 14 Jan) $44.65 - $122.55
Standard $47 - $129
*Concession $41 - $109
Under 30 $45
**Buy 3 or more package - Standard From $165
**Buy 3 or more package - Under 30 From $129
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$8.50 - Internet
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Pricing Information Explained

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**Choose Your Own Package. Select any combination of three or more ACO 2014 concerts and save up to 20%. (Valid A-C reserve only)

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Performance Dates

Sunday 29 June 2014, 2pm

Running Time: 2 hours, including one 20 minute interval (approximate and subject to alteration)

Reviews

The Australian
"Tognetti's musical revelations charged his forces and transfixed the audience."

ConcertoNet.com
"[Kiera] Duffy's honesty made the ending [of Mahler Symphony No.4] quietly exhilarating."

National Post, Canada
"Kiera Duffy [has] a brilliant soprano with a lustrous edge that sets it apart from the high-altitude norm. This was wonderfully luminous and fluid singing."

The Age
"Richard Tognetti's direction [of Beethoven's Symphony No.9] - leading with his instrument and conducting - energised all his artists to deliver a jubilant performance."

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