Timeless Odysseys

Venue Concert Hall, QPAC
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Dates 8 Jun 2018

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Mystical & Majestic

Conductor Guy Braunstein
Piano Denis Kozhukhin

Prokofiev Concerto No.2 in G minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op.16*
Strauss, R. Also sprach Zarathustra (Thus Spake Zarathustra), TrV 176, Op.30*

Prokofiev’s Concerto No.2 is a true heart racer spiked with folksy tunes and lightning rushes up and down the piano keys. No wonder it remains one of the most technically formidable piano concertos in the standard repertoire. For dramatic punch, it’s hard to beat Zarathustra’s thrilling, introductory, brass-fuelled Sunrise fanfare. Elvis Presley used this famous piece as a prelude to his concerts. Its inclusion in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey has made it one of the most instantly recognisable pieces.

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*Works also performed on Saturday, 9 June 2018 at 7:30pm


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$74 - $87*
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