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Rush Hour #1: The World Upside Down

February 9 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

| Free

RUSH HOUR #1: THE WORLD UPSIDE DOWN
ST JOHN’S WATERLOO

Salieri Overture from ‘Il mondo alla rovescia’
Mozart
 Symphony No.31 ‘Paris’
Schubert Symphony No.2

Simon Over conductor

‘The World Upside Down’ – has Salieri’s opera title ever been more relevant? His explosive overture shows a composer of searing imagination and potency. Mozart’s Symphony No.31, written a year earlier, was the work of a 22 year-old looking to make a big impression in Paris. His father Leopold had noted that ‘the French must like noisy symphonies’, and so Mozart unleashed his biggest orchestra yet.

Schubert was even younger when he wrote his Second Symphony, a Viennese teenager who took the legacy of Salieri and Mozart into a new generation. Taught by Salieri, he was inspired to compose music in which captivating rhythmic energy surges through an underlying classical elegance.

FREE CONCERT

No booking required, just turn up.

Hear a preview of Mozart’s ‘Paris’ Symphony, performed by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra:

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Date:
February 9
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

St John’s Waterloo
St John's Church, Waterloo Road, London, SE1 8TY United Kingdom
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