Simone Young conducts Mahler & Dean
- Date: Friday, 26 July 2013, 8.00 pm
- Venue: Robert Blackwood Concert Hall — Monash University, Clayton Campus, Wellington Rd, Clayton, VIC
- Tickets: $82 - $37 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 9929 9600
For all its moments of tenderness, Mahler’s Fifth Symphony is, in the composer’s words, ‘a foaming, roaring, raging sea of sound’. In this rare MSO appearance, Simone Young also conducts the Australian premiere of Brett Dean’s new work, based on the life and teachings of Socrates, commissioned by the Berliner Philharmoniker, the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
Featured non-Australian music: Mahler
Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (03) 9626 1111
Featured Australian Works
|The last days of Socrates : for bass-baritone, SATB chorus and orchestra (2012) by Graeme Ellis and Brett Dean — Australian premiere|
— performed by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Simone Young
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