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Basel Symphony Orchestra

 29 April 2014 at 7.30pm 

Basel Symphony Orchestra

St David's Hall
St David's Hall, The Hayes, Cardiff CF10 1AH
United Kingdom
029 2087 8444
http://www.stdavidshallcardiff.co.uk/

Basel Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Dennis Russell Davies
Cello Matt Haimovitz


Three minimalist classics: Harmonielehre started life as a dream in which John Adams saw a tanker in San Francisco Bay shoot out of the water like a rocket. From the glittering pulsating rhythms of its opening, through to its closing shimmering light, optimism and energy, this is a roller-coaster of a piece that never lets go for one moment. Hear it next to the fragile stillness of Arvo Part's These Words and Philip Glass's recent Second Cello Concerto, based on the music for the film Naqoyqatsi.

Arvo Pärt : These Words
Philip Glass : Cello Concerto No 2, "Naqoyqatsi "
John Adams : HARMONIELEHRE
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