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Augustin Hadelich performs Brahms

Rising Romance 

Grammy-award winning violinist Augustin Hadelich makes his Sydney debut with Brahms’ gorgeous Violin Concerto.

In the Concert Hall | Sydney Symphony Orchestra | Classical Music


Rising Romance

From its gripping opening to its gorgeously drawn melodies, Brahms’ Violin Concerto enthrals and moves with its colourful splendour. An absolute tour de force for any violinist, this masterpiece provides a perfect introduction to the astonishing Augustin Hadelich. Sydney audiences can finally hear this Grammy-award winning musician whose artistic power seems to move musical mountains “with tensile strength and sinew” (Gramophone).

Sydney Symphony Orchestra Principal Guest Conductor Donald Runnicles is celebrated for his interpretation of Bruckner’s work. His Symphony No.3 (popularly known as his Wagner Symphony) is a wave of glorious sound and themes, with contrasts of intimacy and radiance which give way to a surging, triumphant finale.

MELODY EÖTVÖS Fifty Fanfares Commission
BRAHMS Violin Concerto
BRUCKNER Symphony No.3, Wagner

Donald Runnicles conductor
Augustin Hadelich violin

Presented by Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Venue Information

Performances are being sold to 100% capacity in line with the NSW Public Health Order. This includes all shows in the Joan Sutherland Theatre, Studio, Playhouse, Drama Theatre and Utzon Room. Please note that you will be seated directly alongside other ticketholders.

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