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Musical Genius: Pundits & Puzzles

11 February 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

 

While we often celebrate music’s emotional expressiveness, this concert is all about compositional feats of intellectual genius! From the clockwork intricacy of Biber’s Battalia to Gulda’s bizarre orchestral ‘battle of the bands;’ from a dashed-off Mozart masterpiece that surprised even himself to a literal puzzle-piece by Knussen; these works comprise a dazzling showcase of the crystalline visions and inspired minds that could conceive such brilliance.

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Details

Date:
11 February 2023
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Victoria Symphony

Venue

Farquhar at UVic
3800 Finnerty Road + Google Map
Phone:
250.721.8480

Concert Playlist

  • Biber
    Battalia à 10
  • Friedrich Gulda
    Concerto for Cello and Wind Orchestra
  • Oliver Knussen
    Music for a Puppet Court – puzzle pieces for two chamber orchestras after John Lloyd
  • Mozart
    Symphony No. 35 “Haffner”