Lamb & Hayward Masterworks: Joyful Sound

Christchurch Symphony Orchestra

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

Benjamin Northey – Chief Conductor
David McGregor – Clarinet

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Overture to Don Giovanni
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Clarinet Concerto in A major, K.622
Anthony Ritchie – Symphony No 5 (world premiere)

Having watched his father conduct Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony at the inaugural concert of the Christchurch Town Hall in 1972, Anthony Ritchie had some of his most formative and positive musical experiences in this building. The CSO is delighted to perform the world premiere of Anthony Ritchie’s fifth symphony, written for the orchestra to celebrate the restoration and re-opening of the Christchurch Town Hall.

Performed by the CSO’s Principal Clarinet, David McGregor, Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto is considered to be one of his most sublime works. Composed during the final year of Mozart’s life this concerto conveys a reflective poignancy.

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