- Variations on a Theme of Haydn
- Violin Concerto
- Symphony No.9
- Michael Sanderling
- Sarah Chang
The Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra is one of the oldest and most respected symphony orchestras in Germany with a long history of success under some of the world’s leading conductors, including Kurt Masur, Herbert Kegel, Michel Plasson, Marek Janowski and Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos.
Sarah Chang is recognised as one of the world’s great violinists. Since her debut with the New York Philharmonic at the age of eight she has performed with the greatest orchestras, conductors and accompanists internationally in a career spanning more than two decades.
(Part of Zurich International Concert Series 2012-13)
6.30pm: Pre-concert music by RCM students in the Culford Room
Brahms: Clarinet Sonata No.2
Barber: Summer Music, Op.31 (for wind quintet)
Performers: Rachael Chesney, clarinet, Paul McKenzie, piano; Sophie Clayton, Andre Martins Machado, Benjamin Mellefont, Charlotte Cox, Christopher McKay
‘Her gifts are at a level so removed from the rest of us that all we can do is feel the appropriate awe and then wonder on the mysteries of nature. The ancients would certainly have had Ms Chang emerging fully formed from some Botticellian scallop shell.’
— New York Times