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QSO plays the Romantics

Conductor Darrell Ang
Viola Antoine Tamestit

Berlioz Harold in Italy
Tchaikovsky Manfred Symphony

Duration: Two hours, including a 20 minute interval (subject to change without notice)
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Queensland Symphony Orchestra presents a double bill of great nineteenth century Romantic works.

Wander with us, and Byron’s hero Harold, through the wild Abruzzi mountains and the villages of Italy, as leading violist Antoine Tamestit performs Berlioz’s great work under the expert baton of Darrell Ang.

Then lose yourself as our lush music sweeps and unfolds through the Concert Hall, depicting all the turbulence and passion of Manfred, Byron’s tortured romantic hero.

Program Notes

Queensland Symphony Orchestra is pleased to provide free concert programs to further enrich your concert experience. Here you will find detailed notes on the composers and repertoire, and biographies of guest artists.

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Antoine Tamestit

Antoine Tamestit has achieved the rare distinction as a violist of playing at the highest level with orchestra and being in constant demand as a chamber musician and recitalist. He is recognised for his peerless...
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Darrell Ang

Darrell Ang’s triumph at the 50th Besançon International Young Conductor’s Competition, where he took all three top awards – Grand Prize, Audience Prize and Orchestra Prize – launched his international career, leading to the music...
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Presented by Queensland Symphony Orchestra in association with Brisbane Festival