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University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra


University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

  • Date: Friday, 28 August 2015, 7:30pm
  • Venue: Hamer Hall — Victorian Arts Centre, 100 St Kilda Rd, Southbank, VIC
  • Tickets: This is a free event

Event Details

This event is free but bookings are required - follow this link to book.

The concert opens with a musical elegy to the late Peter Sculthorpe, written for strings and percussion, composed by University of Melbourne Master's student Harry Sdraulig.

Then, one of the most popular and seminal works in the orchestral repertoire, Mahler’s Symphony No.5 - portraying a tumultuous journey of contrasting emotions, tracing a musical arc from darkness to light, which reflects a growing emphasis by Mahler on orchestral virtuosity. This is the Orchestra’s premiere performance of the fifth symphony under the baton of Principal Guest Conductor Fabian Russell.

Featured non-Australian music: Mahler

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website

Featured Australian Works

 Elegy ‘In Memoriam Peter Sculthorpe’ by Harry Sdraulig — World premiere

Featured artists

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