Ecstatic energy and hypnotic rhythms
Of all Beethoven’s symphonies, his seventh is the most thrilling. More than 200 years since its premiere, its driving momentum pulses with red-blooded vitality. In the hands of conductor Ludovic Morlot, Beethoven’s seventh will lift you up from your seat as it climaxes with a finale of wild abandon and unrestrained joy.
Beethoven’s powerful overture sets the scene for Absolute Jest, John Adams’ witty and playful take on the ecstatic energy of Beethoven’s music, performed here with the Australian String Quartet.
BEETHOVEN Coriolan Overture
JOHN ADAMS Absolute Jest
BEETHOVEN Symphony No.7
Ludovic Morlot conductor
Australian String Quartet
Music for Every 1
Love our concerts but don't always have someone to go with? Well step right up because you're not alone when you're with WASO.
Introducing Music for Every 1 - our brand new meet-ups where we connect you with like-minded music lovers.
Join us on Saturday 7 March for this get-together. Stick around after the show for our Wesfarmers Arts Meet the Artist Talk with Ludovic Morlot.
Let us know in the 'Notes' field when you purchase your ticket online or let our friendly Box Office staff know.
Wesfarmers Arts Pre-Concert Talk & Meet the Artist
Join Cecilia Sun at 6:45pm at the Terrace Level Corner Stage prior to the concert. All concert-goers are welcome.
Return to Corner Stage after the concert on Saturday 7 March for an informal interview with special guest artist Ludovic Morlot.
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