Red Balloon Series
Rhythms, Rites and Renewals
Esplanade Concert Hall
- JEAN-FREDERIC NEUBURGER
Aube (Asian Premiere)
- JOSEPH PEREIRA
Threshold for solo timpani, two percussion and orchestra (Asian Premiere)
The Rite of Spring
CROSSING THE THRESHOLD
Threshold for percussion and orchestra was written by LA Philharmonic Principal timpanist Joseph Pereira, requiring six timpani and a vast array of percussion instruments ordinary and extraordinary. Don’t miss this heart-pounding, eye-opening Asian premiere featuring our own Principal Timpanist Christian Schiøler, and guest percussion duo Maraca2. Contemporary music champion Pascal Rophé leads the SSO in his compatriot Jean-Frederic Neuburger’s dawn-inspired reverie, Aube, closing with Stravinsky’s revolutionary Rite of Spring.
Our two talented heroes were slick and sensitive, engaging with listeners and orchestra, totally in command of an ever-changing aural kaleidoscope – Birmingham Post
Attend This Concert
To see six timpani and a vast array of percussion instruments in Threshold.
- Pascal Rophé, conductor
- Maraca2, percussion
- Christian Schiøler, timpani
- 6.30pm | library@esplanade
$48, $38, $28, $18
No admission for infants-in-arms and children below 6 years of age.
Latecomers may expect to be admitted after Aube (10'). Subject to change at the discretion of the performers.
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