Wednesday 3 / Thursday 4 November 2021
Llewellyn Hall, ANU, 7.30pm
Simon Hewett Conductor Sally Walker Flute Canberra Symphony Orchestra
Maurice RAVEL Mother Goose Suite Elena KATS-CHERNIN AO Night and Now Igor STRAVINSKY Firebird (1945 version)
Tickets Adult – $59-101 Concession – $48-89 Under 30 – $30 European audiences of the early twentieth century were captivated by the magic of Russian fairy tales. This program marks Stravinsky’s fiftieth anniversary with one of the composer’s greatest ballets, his 1910 Firebird.
Elena Kats-Chernin’s "Night and Now" Flute Concerto also draws inspiration from Russian fairy tales and the composer’s own childhood. The piece was written for Sally Walker, making here her debut appearance with the CSO.
Photo: Steven Godbee