Gábor Takács-Nagy is the complete musician; a founding member of the Takács Quartet, he has gone on to become an inspirational conductor and teacher of chamber music performance.
In this sumptuous concert, he directs ANAM musicians in a banquet of music from one of the golden ages of music in Vienna.
Mozart composed his miraculous Symphony No.25 when he was just 17; Haydn’s jubilant Symphony No.90 on the other hand, is a product of the composer’s rich maturity, by which time his fame had spread through Europe. Beethoven’s rarely-heard Overture honours Hungary’s first king, while Schubert’s delicious Overture is better known as the one to the play Rosamunde; a publisher appropriated it for that purpose decades after Schubert’s death.
Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre and Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM)
Overture Die Zauberharfe
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ludwig van Beethoven
Overture König Stephan
Gábor Takács-Nagy conductor
This production is part of the following series:
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Friday 15 November 2019 7.30pm
Duration: 1 hour 40 mins (incl. interval)
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