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  • Friday 10 Jul 7:30pm — Online Event
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Day dreams and love songs

WASO’s Principal Flute, Andrew Nicholson breathes life into the story of a mythical faun, drifting into daydream whilst being enchanted by nymphs. This irresistible piece opens with a languorous solo flute melody, reflective of the faun’s sumptuous dreamy state. The ghost of Beethoven is present throughout Mendelssohn’s often-stormy second string quartet, a work that goes far beyond the youthful love song at its heart.   


The program

DEBUSSY arr. JUDY LOMAN Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune

Andrew Nicholson
Yi-Yun Loei

MENDELSSOHN String Quartet No.2 in A minor, Op.13

Alexandra Isted
Lucas O’Brien
Benjamin Caddy
Eve Silver

Andrew Nicholson, Principal Flute chair partnered by Anonymous
Assoc. Principal Cello, Eve Silver’s instrument on loan from Janet Holmes à Court

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