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Sydney Opera House: Utzon Room, Sydney

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2 Macquarie Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia

February 2020

Australian Haydn Ensemble | Emperors & Armies

11 February 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEDT
Sydney Opera House: Utzon Room, Sydney, 2 Macquarie Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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$25 – $80

A program inspired by eighteenth century leaders and armies including Haydn’s Emperor quartet and Military symphony. Boccherini's playful flute quintet Las Parejas (The Couples) opens the season. The title refers to a Spanish horse race in which two horsemen ride hand in hand. Boccherini infuses the quintet with a military flavour, reminiscent of his famous work Night Streets of Madrid. Haydn’s String Quartet Op. 76 No. 3 The Emperor, one of his most famous, takes its nickname from the beautiful…

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