AMPAG, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra Adelaide Symphony Orchestra:New Worlds - Master Series 8

New Worlds - Master Series 8

September 2019

Thu 26 

06:30 PM

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

Adelaide Town Hall 128 King William Street

AdelaideSouth Australia


This Masters features a World Premiere of Weave by Cathy Milliken - ASO Composer in Association.

Douglas Boyd - Conductor 
Anthony Marwood - Violin

Cathy Milliken - New Work [World Premiere] 
Schumann - Violin Concerto 
Dvořák - Symphony No.9 'From the New World'

There are many reasons why Dvořák’s Ninth Symphony continues to be a favourite: the melding of Bohemian and American musical influences, the sublime Largo, the dramatic arc linking all four movements. It became an instant hit at its premiere 125 years ago.

Such things can happen at premieres – so don’t miss the new work by our Composer in Association, Cathy Milliken! Anthony Marwood then brings his customary flair and originality to Schumann’s Violin Concerto, a piece that was hidden away for 80 years by those who feared it presaged something of the composer’s subsequent mental collapse. In fact, it’s delightfully tuneful music, especially the violin and cello dialogue of the slow movement, and its final Polonaise has a beguiling simplicity.

CODA / Thursday night only: After the concert Anthony Marwood and Natsuko Yoshimoto return to the stage to perform Dvořák’s  miniatures.