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Southern Cross Philharmonia

Event

Southern Cross Philharmonia

  • Date: Thursday, 24 September 2009, 7:30pm
  • Venue: Melba Hall — Royal Parade, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC
  • Tickets: Adult $35, concession $30, student $15 (at the door and online) — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

The Southern Cross Philharmonia is proud to present its second series of concerts featuring past and present Australian composers. Concert One of the 2009 Series features two Australian composers with two works for string orchestra - both are Australian premieres.

Prelude and Aria by the Australian composer Roger Rooman (1948-1996) is the first part of Prelude, Aria and Sinfonia (1983), an epic contrapuntal musical argument with moments of ecstatic dancing.

Andrián Pertout's Sonus Dulcis was conceived in August 2000, originally composed for string trio, exploring a system of pure intonation and the music associated with the Japanese harp and shamisen music.

 

Featured non-Australian music: Gustav Holst:, St Paul's Suite, Dowland/Warlock: Dance Suite

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (03) 9386 8362

Featured Australian Works

Digital sheet music sample Partita for string orchestra : string orchestra (1962) by Peter Tahourdin
— performed by Southern Cross Philharmonia Orchestra
Sonus dulcis : for string orchestra (2000) by Andri├ín Pertout — Australian premiere
— performed by Gerald Gentry and Southern Cross Philharmonia Orchestra
 Prelude and Aria by Roger Rooman — Australian premiere

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