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Join us for this free open-air concert by the leading large ensemble from the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music.
This performance showcases the next generation of young Australian musicians in full flight, with programs combining world premieres and familiar favourites, each led by outstanding international conductors.
The concert will be presented by The University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, led by world-renowned conductor Associate Professor Richard Davis and featuring our very best student classical musicians, it is the premier orchestral ensemble at the University.
This concert represents a triumphant return to live performance from the ensemble, in the stunning surrounds of the Sidney Myer Music Bowl, and features a program of works including well-known favourites such as Ravel’s Bolero and Mussorgsky’s Night on a Bare Mountain, as well as Attic Tragedy, composed by the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music’s Melody Eötvös.
Aaron COPLAND - Fanfare for the Common Man
Mikhail GLINKA - Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila
Maurice RAVEL - The Fairy Garden (from Mother Goose Suite)
Modest MUSSORGSKY (arr Rimsky-Korsakov) - Night on a Bare Mountain
Melody EÖTVÖS - Attic Tragedy
Ludwig van BEETHOVEN - Finale (from Symphony No. 5)
Benjamin BRITTEN - Playful Pizzicato (from the Simple Symphony)
Sergei PROKOFIEV - Troika (from Lieutenant Kijé)
Maurice RAVEL - Bolero
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