Thursday 29 August 2013 at 8:00am
Saturday 31 August 2013 at 2:00pm
Adams Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Adams Violin Concerto
Adams City Noir AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
John Adams Conductor
Leila Josefowicz Violin
One of the world’s greatest composers makes a rare Australian concert appearance with a violinist whose ‘silkily and sensuously ravishing’ playing (Seattle Times) has taken the world by storm.
Adams conducts the Australian premiere of his jazz-based meditation on the Los Angeles of The Big Sleep and Double Indemnity, City Noir.
One hour prior to each concert in the Hamer Hall Stalls Foyer
Elliott Gyger will present a talk on John Adams and the works featured in the program from his unique compositional perspective.
*Mainstage performance ticket required