THE CHRISTMAS CONCERT

THE CHRISTMAS CONCERT

DEC 15, 2023

TIME : 19:30

TICKETS
950 BAHT
850 BAHT for Library Members
FOR RESERVATION PLEASE CONTACT

DETAIL:

THE CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Performed by R2 & Friends

When: December 14 (Thursday) at 19:30 or December 15 (Friday) at 19:30
Where: Neilson Hays Library
Ticket Prices: General Public 950 Baht, 850 Baht for Library Members

Dear Music Lovers,

Let’s celebrate Christmas and the holidays at the Neilson Hays Library on December 14 or December 15 with two of classical music’s most beloved compositions.

Antonio Vivaldi’s best-known work, The Four Seasons, is a group of four violin concertos that depicts the seasons of the year. Composed in 1723, it was a revolutionary idea to show that descriptive music could be taken seriously, and it set off a debate that lasted for centuries. Each of the 12 movements (3 per season) establishes a certain mood, against which events play out.

A passionate and richly romantic piece, the String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Opus 13 was composed by Felix Mendelssohn in 1827, the year Ludwig von Beethoven died. Though only 18 at the time, Mendelssohn was already an experience composer of chamber music and was fascinated by the late works of Beethoven. He took Beethoven’s cyclic formal organization and developed it into radically new directions in his quartet.

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Program
The Four Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi
String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Opus 13 by Felix Mendelssohn

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Musicians
Rhys Watkins – Violin
Anna Takeda – Violin
Tasana Nagavajara– Violin
Rowena Calvert – Cello
Ticket Payment Information:

Tickets can be purchased at the library or online.

IMPORTANT: When purchasing tickets online, after putting your tickets in the basket if you select “Bank transfer” or “QR Code Payment”, please settle the bill right away and enclose the bank slip with the order or email the proof of payment to info@neilsonhayslibrary.org so your order can be updated to “Complete”. If your payment is not completed within 3 days of the online order, either by sending your proof of payment or paying in the library, your order will be automatically cancelled.

If you require any further information, please call 02-233-1731, or email info@neilsonhayslibrary.org.

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Parking: With the limited parking space available at the library, it’s recommended that you take a taxi or use public transportation. If you do drive, parking is available at the Jewellery Center Building, 388 Si Phraya Road, a 5 minute walk to Neilson Hays Library. They charge a fee of THB 30 per hour for parking.
Neilson Hays Library
195 Surawong Road, Suriyawong
Bangrak, Bangkok 10500

Closest Public Transit:
Chong Nonsi (BTS Silom Line) — Sam Yan (MRT) — Surawong Buses 1, 16, 36, 45, 75, 93, 187 (Bus stop in front of the library) — Thanon Pan bus stop on Silom Road

For more information on how to get to the library, please call us at: 02-233-1731
https://neilsonhayslibrary.org/

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