Join Southern Cross Soloists on a journey through the Middle East in a concert exploring the lure and mystique of the Orient.
From Telemann’s gypsies to Bloch’s portrayal of Jewish life, the highlight of this concert, Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade will conjure up exotic images of Persian splendour and opulence in the enchanted tale of One Thousand and One Nights.
The Middle Eastern odyssey will continue with the world premiere of an exciting new work by Southern Cross Soloist Next Gen composer, John Rotar, and finish with some foot-stomping fun as the Soloists sweep you away in some exhilarating Klezmer Dances for an energising finish.
Telemann Gypsy Sonata TWV 42:d10
Rotar Dances from The Wolf of Zhongshan (World Premiere)
Bloch From Jewish Life
Bakrnčev Klezmer Dances (World Premiere)
Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade Op. 35
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PRESENTED IN CONCERT HALL REVERSE MODE
This performance is presented in Concert Hall Reverse Mode with the audience seated in close proximity to the performers on the Concert Hall stage. Instead of performing to the main auditorium, the artists face the choir balconies and choir retractable seats. This seating arrangement is known as reverse mode and creates an intimate and relaxed atmosphere.
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