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City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

Concert by City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

CCSO plays music by Rachmaninov, Respighi and Stravinsky

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Academy of Ancient Music

Thu 12 April 2018

West Road Concert Hall

Music migration continued throughout the 18th century. With the arrival of composers, musicians and new instruments from Europe, London’s musical world changed. Perhaps the most famous visitor was 'Papa' Haydn, a devout Catholic, who penned 12 'London' symphonies, two of which we hear in this concert.

Jan Ladislav Dussek was another international visitor to the capital at the time. Rumoured to have been a revolutionary and seducer of princesses, he charged extortionate prices for piano lessons then fled London when his music publishing business failed, abandoning his wife and daughter, and eventually drinking himself to death. Music Director Richard Egarr will bring to life one of Dussek’s gems, performing his Concerto in G minor on an instrument modelled on a Broadwood fortepiano, used by Dussek and his contemporaries.

Free pre-concert talk at 6:30pm

For more information about the AAM visit www.aam.co.uk

Haydn Symphony No. 93 in D major
Dussek Concerto for fortepiano Op. 49 in G minor
Dussek Sehnsucht der Liebe, Hoffnung and Das Warum from 6 Gesange for Voice and Fortepiano
Haydn Symphony No. 94 in G major (the Surprise)

Cost: £33, £27, £15 (£5 for under 26 and students)

Ages: All ages

Enquiries and booking

Booking is recommended for this event.

Enquiries: Cambridge Live Website Email: tickets@cambridgelivetrust.co.uk Telephone: 01223 357851


All times

Thu 12 April 2018 7:30PM - 9:45PM


Address: West Road Concert Hall
11 West Road
Email: westroad@mus.cam.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)1223 335184