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Lunchbreak Concert 3: The Power of Breath

Wind & Percussion Music from Jewish Composers

Free admission

Directed by Roger Benedict, the SSO Fellows present a concert of wind music composed in Australia by German-Jewish composers. Walter Wurzburger’s Wind Quintet was written in 1946, while the composer was completing his music degree at the Melba Conservatorium of Music. Ten years later, the composer George Dreyfus completed his first major composition while a student at the Imperial Academy in Vienna. Werner Baer’s Three Short Sketches were composed during his time as NSW supervisor of music at the ABC. Dan Biederman’s composition is based on conversations and friendships with Dr Solomon Bard, while Solomon Frank’s new work draws on inspiration from his own family history.

Programme
Georg Tintner:
Frühling

Werner Baer:  
Pam for Clarinet and Piano
Threnody I Wrote Her Name Upon The Snow
Smile, lovely Rose
The Unattainable

Walter Wurzburger:
Vereinsamt 

George Pikler: 
Hungarian Rhapsody for Clarinet and Piano 
Sonatina for Clarinet and Piano: Sostenuto, Andantino, Presto
Caprice for Clarinet and Piano
Three Songs for Mezzo Soprano Clarinet and Piano:To a Sky Lark, Wagon of Hope, 
Futility

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