Lamb & Hayward Masterworks

Symphonic Dances

Saturday 29 February, 7:30pm
Douglas Lilburn Auditorium, Christchurch Town Hall

 

Benjamin Northey – Chief Conductor
Benjamin Baker – Violin

 

Jack Body – Fanfare for Bert
Jean Sibelius – Violin Concerto in D minor
Sergei Rachmaninov – Symphonic Dances

DATES

  • 29 Feb
    Saturday 29th February, 7:30 pm 2020-02-29 19:30:00 2020-03-01 03:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Lamb & Hayward Masterworks Symphonic Dances Opening the Lamb & Hayward Masterworks Series is Jack Body’s Fanfare for Bert, a humorous and catchy tribute to the easy listening master Bert Kaempfert. Making his debut with the CSO to perform Sibelius’ brilliant Violin Concerto in D minor, New Zealand born Benjamin Baker has been described by the New York Times as a “fine violinist of virtuosity and refinement”. Considered to be his greatest work for orchestra, Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninov’s Symphonic Dances is a sumptuous musical feast. Featuring echoes of musical chants from the Russian Orthodox and Catholic traditions, the work contrasts deeply expressive moments with outbursts of ecstatic exuberance. Douglas Lilburn Auditorium, Christchurch Town Hall CSO marketing@cso.co.nz Get Tickets

Opening the Lamb & Hayward Masterworks Series is Jack Body’s Fanfare for Bert, a humorous and catchy tribute to the easy listening master Bert Kaempfert.

Making his debut with the CSO to perform Sibelius’ brilliant Violin Concerto in D minor, New Zealand born Benjamin Baker has been described by the New York Times as a “fine violinist of virtuosity and refinement”.

Considered to be his greatest work for orchestra, Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninov’s Symphonic Dances is a sumptuous musical feast. Featuring echoes of musical chants from the Russian Orthodox and Catholic traditions, the work contrasts deeply expressive moments with outbursts of ecstatic exuberance.