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Venue

3:00pm Sunday 9 June 2024

Family Concert:  SUBTITLE

Symphony No. 2

Ferdinand Ries (1784-1838)

2. Andantino; 3. Menuetto

Bio about Ries

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Flute Concerto in G

Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-1787)

1. Allegro non molto; 2. Adagio; 3. Allegro comodo

Bio about Gluck

Flute Concerto in G by Christoph Gluck is bright and cheerful, with strong melodic writing in the solo part. There are cadenzas in each of the three movements. The origins of this concerto are not entirely clear. It may have been written while Gluck was still a student, or possibly even written by another composer and incorrectly misattributed to Gluck.

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