CATHEDRAL OF SOUND
Head over to QPAC for the epic musical soundscapes of the Cathedral of Sound. Johannes Fritzsch, Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s Conductor Laureate conducts Bruckner’s ravishing seventh symphony, a spiritual odyssey of dark cosmic power rich in melodic beauty. Trembling strings whisper mystery at the start. Eloquently mournful, the Adagio is a moving elegy to Wagner. Spiky rhythms fire the Scherzo and the trumpet’s lively tune portrays a crowing rooster. Peeling brass and eddying strings draw the work to a close. In 1786, Mozart wrote three piano concertos. No.23 is a gem. One of Mozart’s most treasured works, the piano’s confessional voice in the Adagio especially touches the heart. In the Finale, enjoy the soloist’s rapid flurries through rippled passagework.