The University of Melbourne Orchestra
- Date: Wednesday, 22 August 2012, 7:30pm
- Venue: Melbourne Town Hall — 120 Swanston St, Melbourne, VIC
- Tickets: This is a free event
The University of Melbourne Orchestra celebrates the repertoire of the symphonic dance at the Melbourne Town Hall under the baton of Fabian Russell. The program begins with a dance suite from Bernstein’s popular West Side Story, takes a journey to the fabled Greek homeland of Odysseus in the premiere of Ithaka by PhD candidate Andrew Batterham, before finishing with an energetic performance of Rachmaninov’s Symphonic Dances.
Featured non-Australian music: Bernstein, Rachmaninov
Featured Australian Works
|Ithaka : for orchestra (2012) by Andrew Batterham — World premiere|
— performed by Fabian Russell and University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
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