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Canberra Symphony


Canberra Symphony

  • Date: Wednesday, 22 August 2012 to Thursday, 23 August 2012, 7:30pm
  • Venue: Llewellyn Hall ANU School of Music — School of Music, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT

Event Details

Chief Conductor and Artistic Director Nicholas Milton returns for a massive concert of astrological proportions. Soloist Mark Atkins opens the evening as the didgeridoo and orchestra blend with soaring lyricism in Sculthorpe's moving Earth Cry while the second act journeys across The Planets, Gustav Holst's mighty showpiece. These two musical spheres orbit around the centerpiece of the evening, Mozart's brilliant Double Concerto for Violin and Viola featuring the heavenly talents of Ji Won Kim and Roger Benedict.

Featured non-Australian music: Mozart, Holst

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Featured Australian Works

Earth cry : full orchestra (1986) by Peter Sculthorpe
— performed by Canberra Symphony Orchestra, William Barton and Nicholas Milton

Featured artists

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