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Melbourne Youth Orchestra: Kats-Chernin

Event

Melbourne Youth Orchestra: Kats-Chernin

  • Date: Sunday, 26 March 2017, 2:30pm
  • Venue: Elisabeth Murdoch Hall — Melbourne Recital Centre, Cnr Southbank Blvd & Sturt St, Southbank, VIC
  • Tickets: Standard: $29 | Concession: $22 | Group 10+: $24.65 (booking fees apply) — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 9699 3333

Event Details

Melbourne Youth Orchestra begins its fiftieth year celebrations with a thrilling program of drama, revolution and romance, Directed by Chief Conductor Steven Hillinger.

The program opens with Wagner’s exuberant Prelude to Die Meistersinger, followed by eminent Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin’s turbulent Mythic. Shostakovich’s revolutionary suite The Gadfly closes the program. Composed as the score to the 1955 movie of the same name, The Gadfly includes the iconic Romance, instantly recognisable as the theme to the TV miniseries Reilly: Ace of Spies.

Melbourne Youth Orchestras has brought Victoria’s finest young musicians together since 1967.

Presented by Melbourne Youth Orchestras.

Program

Richard Wagner
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Prelude

Elena Kats-Chernin
Mythic

Dmitri Shostakovich
The Gadfly: Suite, Op.97a

Featured non-Australian music: Wagner, Shostakovich

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (03) 9699 3333

Featured Australian Works

Mythic : full orchestra (2004) by Elena Kats-Chernin
— performed by Melbourne Youth Orchestra and Steven Hillinger

Featured artists

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