‘1710’ Organ Symphony
27 Oct 2010
Saturday 13 November, Wellington Town Hall, 7.30pm
Donald Nicolson – Harpsichord
Douglas Mews – Organ
Saint-Saëns – Symphony No 3 in C minor, “Organ”
WF Bach – Harpsichord Concerto in D Major, F41
Rameau – Overture from Le Temple de la Gloire
Poulenc – Harpsichord Concerto “Concert Champetre”
A feast of French music dominates this concert, opening with a magnificently strutting Baroque overture by Rameau. Donald Nicolson features in WF Bach’s boisterous harpsichord concerto and Poulenc’s glittering Concert Champetre, full of wit and colour. For a thrilling finale, Douglas Mews takes charge of the glorious Town Hall Organ for Saint-Saëns’ great Organ Symphony. An enduring favourite with audiences everywhere, the Organ Symphony is French Romantic music at its finest.
“Under Taddei’s masterly baton, they drew forth sounds of Edwardian splendour…” John Button, The Dominion Post
Wellington: Tickets from Ticketek
Adult $41 - $56
Student $25 Child $15 Service fee will apply
Tel 0800 842 538
Vector Wellington Orchestra reserves the right to change programme and artists.