Season Opening Gala

Sir Andrew Davis | Nelson Freire | Stuart Skelton

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Sir Andrew Davis conductor
Nelson Freire piano
Stuart Skelton tenor

Vine Symphony No.1 Microsymphony – Composer in Residence
Beethoven Piano Concerto No.5 Emperor
Beethoven Fidelio: Gott! Welch Dunkel hier!
Wagner Götterdämmerung: Morgendämmerung and Siegfrieds Rheinfahrt
Wagner Die Walküre: Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond
Verdi Otello: Ballabile
Verdi Otello: Niun mi tema

Celebrate the opening of the MSO’s Season 2018 with two fantastic guest artists. Highlights include Beethoven’s stirring Emperor Concerto, the dungeon scene from Fidelio and Verdi’s amazing finale from Otello. Experience two of the greatest works by two great masters of classical music, Wagner and Verdi, who were born in the same year.

Juxtaposed with these classical icons is Composer in Residence Carl Vine’s Microsymphony, a work encompassing the dramatic features one expects from a symphony, compressed into just 12 minutes.

Running Time: 2 hours and 10 minutes, including a 20-minute interval

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