Melvyn Tan & Haydn's Paris

29 June 2017 - 01 July 2017
Melvyn Tan & Haydn's Paris

The Australian Haydn Ensemble present international guest pianist, Melvyn Tan performing Mozart's wonderful keyboard concerto No. 18 K456 along with Haydn's Symphony No. 85 'The Queen'.

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Canberra

Thursday 29 June, 7:00pm
The Albert Hall
Tickets: $35-$60
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Sydney

Saturday 1 July, 7:00pm
City Recital Hall
Tickets: $40-$95
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CHEVALIER DE SAINT-GEORGES
Symphony Op. 11, No. 2 in D major

MOZART
Concerto for Keyboard No. 18 K. 456 in B-flat major

HAYDN
Symphony No. 85 in B-flat major ‘La Reine' (The Queen) 

"Formidable technique and musicianship." THE GRAMOPHONE

"The most thoughtful, elegant, and refined of pianists."  THE GUARDIAN

Join AHE and Artistic Director Skye McIntosh as they present one of the world’s greatest forte-pianists, Melvyn Tan, in a program inspired by the beauty and romance of classical Paris.

Tan is soloist in Mozart’s keyboard concerto No. 18 K. 456, thought to be written for the blind Parisian pianist Maria Theresa von Paradis.

Audiences will also be treated to the Australian premiere of a symphony by the legendary C18th African Parisian violinist, director,  swordsman and composer - Chevalier de Saint-Georges along with Haydn’s Symphony No. 85  ‘La Reine’  (The Queen) - said to be so nicknamed as it was the favourite of the doomed Queen Marie Antoinette.

Melvyn Tan... the most thoughtful, elegant, and refined of pianists.
The Guardian

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