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Lior and the Australian Youth Orchestra


Lior and the Australian Youth Orchestra

  • Date: Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 7.30pm
  • Venue: Melbourne Recital Centre, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall — Cnr Southbank Blvd & Sturt St, Southbank, VIC
  • Tickets: Adult: $59 - $49 | Concession: $49 - $45 | Under 25: $30 - $25 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 9699 3333

Event Details

Experience an evening of wonderful music as the beautiful vocals of Lior are accompanied by Australia’s next generation of exceptional young musicians from the Australian Youth Orchestra.

Under the baton of leading Australian composer, Nigel Westlake, explore the depth, texture and emotion of a range of works including Compassion – a symphony of songs drawn from a rich collection of ancient texts, uniting the soulful vocals of Lior with the vivid drama of Westlake’s orchestral style.

Radiating truth and sincerity, this repertoire examines timely ideas ranging from the preciousness of the wilderness to that of compassion between human beings, mixing stirring sounds with profound and poetic messages.

Join us in this celebration of Australian orchestral music as we showcase the brilliance of our home-grown talent. An exceptional evening of music not to be missed!


Nigel Westlake
Flying Dream
Spirit of the Wild – Oboe Concerto

Lior/Nigel Westlake

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on 0478 761 136 or by email to info@ayo.com.au

Featured Australian Works

Compassion : for symphony orchestra and solo voice, a song cycle in seven movements, based on a collection of ancient Hebrew and Arabic texts (2013) by Nigel Westlake and Lior
— performed by Nigel Westlake, Australian Youth Orchestra and Lior
Flying dream : Suite for orchestra from the movie Paper Planes (2016) by Nigel Westlake
— performed by Nigel Westlake and Australian Youth Orchestra
Spirit of the Wild : Concerto for oboe (2016) by Nigel Westlake
— performed by Nigel Westlake, Australian Youth Orchestra and Diana Doherty

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