The Southern Sinfonia returns to
the Dunedin Town Hall for its international series
subscription concerts this year. The new programme is
Because of the Town Hall renovations, the concerts start a
little later this year.
The first concert celebrates the reopening of the hall and
its organ with the famous Saint-Saëns Organ Symphony,
on June 8, and the organ will be heard again in the second
concert, on August 10, in Elgar's Sursum Corda.
Both also include piano concertos, Sergio Tiempo performing
Ravel's Piano Concerto in G in June and Russian
pianist Nikolai Demidenko returning to play Rachmaninov's
Piano Concerto No. 2 in a Russian concert.
in the international concert series, on September 21,
includes Mozart's Mass in C minor, with former Dunedin
singers, sopranos Anna Leese and Emma Fraser, tenor Benjamin
Madden and baritone Joel Amosa with the City Choir and
Southern Youth Choir.
Two matinee series concerts at the Kings and Queens
Performing Arts Centre on May 18 and 19 and July 20 and 21
feature harpist Helen Webby in Handel's Harp Concerto Op.
4 No. 6 and cellist Ashley Brown in Haydn's Cello
Concerto No. 1.
For more information visit www.southernsinfonia.org or
pick up a brochure.