Adams Conducts Adams

Thursday 29 August 2013 at 8:00am

Saturday 31 August 2013 at 2:00pm


Adams Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Adams Violin Concerto

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.

Pre-concert talk

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

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