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The University of Melbourne Orchestra


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

Event Details

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

Digital sheet music sample Ithaka : for orchestra (2012) by Andrew Batterham — World premiere
— performed by University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Fabian Russell

Featured artists

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