‘1710’ Organ Symphony

27 Oct 2010

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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



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