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Lamb & Hayward Curator's Series: Dvořák’s Serenades

Lamb & Hayward Curator's Series: Dvořák’s Serenades

When:

  • Fri 5 Aug ’22, 7:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Sat 6 Aug ’22, 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Where:

The Piano: Centre for Music and the Arts, 156 Armagh Street , Christchurch

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Reserve Seat: $49.20
  • Reserve Seat - Child/Student: $28.70
  • Wheelchair and Companion: $33.83
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**If you are 12 years or older, you will need your vaccine pass to enter.**

Benjamin Northey - Chief Conductor
CSO Wind & String Sections

Dvořák’ - Serenade for Wind, Cello and Double Bass Op.44
Dvořák - Serenade for Strings Op.22

Dvořák adhered to the tradition of wind serenades by starting with a march, a robust theme played by the entire ensemble which then fades away to a quiet ending.

Dvořák poured his gift for melody into his Serenade for Strings. The mellow opening sets the scene for the entire serenade, which unfolds in five concise movements. The waltzing second movement leads to the dashing third. Then, Dvořák turns inward. Even though the Larghetto's main theme aims downward, its depth enriches the music's soul. The finale unleashes the excitement that listeners know so well from Dvořák's most jubilant Slavonic Dances, with the composer offering parting glances of the Larghetto's lyricism and the opening's serenity before the last burst of rowdiness.

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