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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra


Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

  • Date: Thursday, 8 December 2011, 8pm
  • Venue: Melbourne Town Hall — 120 Swanston St, Melbourne, VIC
  • Series: This event is part of the MSO 2011 series
  • Tickets: $32 - $108 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 9929 9600

Event Details

Brahms, Schumann, Van Gogh and Ned Kelly – and letters by them ranging, in the composer's words, 'from private love letters to public manifesto' – are the inspiration for Brett Dean's magnificent violin concerto The Lost Art of Letter Writing. In the work's first MSO performances, the soloist is one of the world's supreme violinists, and the concerto's dedicatee, Frank Peter Zimmermann.

Featured non-Australian music: Shostakovich

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (03) 9626 1111

Featured Australian Works

The lost art of letter writing : for violin and orchestra (2006) by Brett Dean
— performed by Frank Peter Zimmermann, Jonathan Nott and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Featured artists

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