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Marc Taddei - Conductor
Amy Dickson - Saxophone


Santos Symphony Under the Stars 2013

Thousands of people will flock to Elder Park for the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra’s biggest concert of the year, Santos Symphony Under the Stars on Saturday 23 February at 8pm.

The much loved concert has become a South Australian institution providing free family fun to over 15,000 thousand people each year.

The concert will be presented by Channel Seven’s Jane Doyle and feature conductor, Marc Taddei together with internationally acclaimed Australian saxophonist Amy Dickson. Leading the way in her field, Dickson is renowned in all corners of the globe and is recognised widely for her remarkable and distinctive tone and exceptional musicality. Her passion for new music has led to the creation of a number of works and she is constantly in demand as a soloist, regularly appearing with the world’s leading orchestras including the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Vienna Chamber Orchestra. Dickson gave the World Premiere of Ross Edwards’ Full Moon Dances with the ASO in 2012.

Amongst other works, the program opens with Bernstein’s sparkling Candide Overture and includes Gershwin’s An American In Paris, José Pablo Moncayo’s Huapango and concludes with Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture complete with a firework spectacular.

Pack a picnic and a rug for an unforgettable night of popular classics and family entertainment!


Bernstein Candide Overture
Grieg Morning from Peer Gynt
Philip Glass Arr. Dickson Concerto for Violin No 1: 1st Movt. (Amy Dickson – Saxophone)
Nino Rota Arr. Walden La Strada: Theme (Amy Dickson – Saxophone)
Graeme Koehne Inflight Entertainment Beat Girl (Amy Dickson – Saxophone)
Gershwin An American In Paris
José Pablo Moncayo Huapango
Michael Kamen Concerto for Sanborn and Orchestra: 1st Movt. (Amy Dickson – Saxophone)
Grieg In the Hall of the Mountain King from Peer Gynt Suite
Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture

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