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Stephen Hough performs Tchaikovsky

When

Wednesday 15 September from 8pm to 10pm Thursday 16 September from 1:30pm to 3:30pm Friday 17 September from 8pm to 10pm Saturday 18 September from 8pm to 10pm

Cost

Starting from: $39

Soaring melodies. Vibrantly rich colour. And a heart-pounding start. Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto remains a favourite for good reason.

This season, one of the world's foremost pianists, Stephen Hough, brings his unique insight and phenomenal musicianship to the piece.

Next, it’s onto another favourite, Shostakovich’s Symphony No.5. Is it really an act of rebellion against Stalin’s rule?

While we may never know what Shostakovich had in mind with this symphony, that only makes us listen more closely for clues. A story of darkness and light. Despair and defiance. And the choices we make in swallowing our reality or questioning it.

Program

Ella Macens Fifty Fanfares Commission

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1

Shostakovich Symphony No.5

Artists

Donald Runnicles Conductor

Stephen Hough Piano

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