A confession of the soul
Richard WAGNER Tannhäuser: Overture
Elena KATS-CHERNIN Ave Maria (World Premiere)
Jean SIBELIUS Symphony No.2
Pietari Inkinen conductor
Sara Macliver soprano
Fiona Campbell mezzo-soprano
The great Finnish master Jean Sibelius was one of the 20th century’s greatest and most innovative symphonists, whose music evokes beauty, mystery and light. Composed in a time of oppression, the stirring melodies and triumphant conclusion of his Second Symphony made it a symbol of freedom and liberation, and Sibelius a national hero. This ever-popular symphony will be simply thrilling in the hands of Finnish conductor Pietari Inkinen.
Fiona Campbell and Sara Macliver are beloved WASO guests and together they premiere a new work by one of Australia’s leading composers, Elena Kats-Chernin.
Elena Kats-Chernin’s Ave Maria commissioned for WASO by Paul Rodoreda.
We will do everything in our power to present the program listed but we may have to vary the repertoire or artists. If that happens, we will let you know.
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