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MSO: Conyngham, Elgar, Tchaikovsky


MSO: Conyngham, Elgar, Tchaikovsky

  • Date: Friday, 18 November 2011, 7:30pm
  • Venue: Melbourne Town Hall — 120 Swanston St, Melbourne, VIC
  • Tickets: $108-$32 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Her tone is huge and deep, and she has a wonderfully pliable way of shaping singing lyricism.' Chicago Tribune of Alisa Weilerstein.

One of the world's most exciting cellists, Weilerstein makes her MSO debut in Tchaikovsky's exquisite homage to the classical spirit, and in particular to the music of his idol, Mozart.

Awarded the prestigious Elgar medal for his advocacy of the composer's music, Tadaaki Otaka directs Elgar's mighty Symphony No. 1, a grand, beautiful, gloriously involving orchestral showpiece that embodies, in the composer's words, 'a massive hope for the future.'

The concert opens with the world premiere of Barry Conyngham's tribute to his friend and champion and, for many years the MSO's Chief Conductor, Hiroyuki Iwaki.

Featured non-Australian music: Tchaikovsky, Elgar

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website

Featured Australian Works

Digital sheet music sample Gardener of Time : for symphony orchestra (2010) by Barry Conyngham — World premiere
— performed by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Tadaaki Otaka

Featured artists

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