Once you have dipped your toes into Classical music and realize you now have an appetite for it, these are concerts that will broaden your horizons.
Electra Rising: Forsyth Cello Concerto 18 + 19 Oct 2019
Amanda Forsyth performs Electra Rising, a deeply personal cello concerto written for and about her by her father Malcolm Forsyth.
Romantic Obsession 20 + 21 Mar 2020
This concert’s showstopper is Rachmaninoff’s thrilling Symphonic Dances, an elegant and eclectic journey into the composer’s remembrances of his Russian homeland.
Beethoven: Missa Solemnis 8 + 9 May 2020
Beethoven personally believed this to be the greatest of all his works. Music Director Rune Bergmann leads an all-star cast of soloists in this unparalleled choral work.
Bach@Knox: Bach + Handel 22 May 2020
Karina Gauvin “inhabits Handel’s complex characters with passionate intensity and uncommon understanding,” and shines in this concert’s centrepiece, Silete venti.
Bach@Knox: Masters of Baroque 23 May 2020
In the spotlight are master composers Vivaldi, Handel, and Fasch, whose invigorating and heartfelt music remains thrilling and influential to this day.
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