Monash Sinfonia: Night Music
- Date: Tuesday, 15 October 2013, 7:30pm
- Venue: The Salon, Melbourne Recital Centre — Cnr Southbank Boulevard & Sturt Street, Melbourne, VIC
- Tickets: $20/$10 — Tickets can be purchased online
Monash Sinfonia is the premier string ensemble of the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, directed by Australian violinist Elizabeth Sellars. Collaborative artists have included Tim Fain, Wilma Smith, Nemanja Radulovic and Eric Whitacre.
Written for Peter Pears and Dennis Brain, Britten’s Serenade is a song cycle based on six poems by British poets on the subject of night. An Australian perspective is also brought to the theme of night with Sculthorpe’s atmospheric and sensual Night Song.
Featured non-Australian music: Britten, Bridge, Geminiani
Further information for this event is available online at the event's website
Featured Australian Works
||Night song : string orchestra (1996) by Peter Sculthorpe|
— performed by Monash Sinfonia and Elizabeth Sellars
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