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Mozart / Strauss / Kodaly / Sibelius

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  • 2019 10 31 St Matthews Chamber Orchestra news

17th March 2019 @ 2:30pm St Matthew in the City, 187 Federal St, Auckland, 1010, Auckland Print this page Email a friend

Mozart / Strauss / Kodaly / Sibelius

Kodály - Dances of Galánta
Mozart - Horn Concerto No 1 K 412/514 in D
F Strauss - Horn Concerto Op 8 in C minor
Sibelius - Symphony No 3 Op 52 in C

Conductor: David Sharp
Soloist: Samuel Jacobs

If you have not heard St Matthew’s Chamber Orchestra play then you are missing out one of the musical experiences of Auckland. Gillian Ansell (NZ String Quartet) says “St Matthew’s Chamber Orchestra’s players high quality music-making bring their audiences much joy”. Come and hear for yourself. For the already converted—this will be a wonderful concert.

Soloist horn player Samuel Jacobs plays across many musical genres: classical, pop and film.

He is currently Principal horn of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. Earlier he was Principal horn of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London. Whilst in the UK freelance work included performing as guest Principal horn with most of the leading symphony orchestras. Down under he often takes that role with the Sydney and Melbourne Symphony Orchestras.

His classical solo performances include concertos by Haydn, Mozart, Hoffmann, both Franz and Richard Strauss, Schumann and John Rimmer.

Samuel’s numerous commercial recordings for the film and pop industries include albums with Sting, Sam Smith and Florence & the Machine, and soundtracks for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Interstellar, The Martian and the latest Bond film Spectre, as well as scores for television and video games, including the Halo franchise.


TICKETS Eventfinda or Door sales cash only. Adults $30 Concessions $25 children under 12 free. ST MATTHEW-IN-THE-CITY CHURCH corner Wellesley & Hobson Streets.