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The Hills Grammar School Performance Centre

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43 Kenthurst Road, Entry via Gate 1
Kenthurst, NSW 2156 Australia

March 2019

ARCO: Madness & Confrontation

23 March 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm AEDT
The Hills Grammar School Performance Centre, 43 Kenthurst Road, Entry via Gate 1
Kenthurst, NSW 2156 Australia
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ARCO-2019-Madness-&-Confrontation

Tickets: $25-$95 Madness & Confrontation recounts the story of Richard Gill AO conducting Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro (based on the original play Day of Madness) who, with concertmaster Rachael Beesley and principal clarinettist Nicole van Bruggen, had the idea of establishing the Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra. Along with a selection of duets and arias from Figaro, Mozart’s well-known clarinet concerto is performed by Nicole van Bruggen on basset clarinet – the original instrument for which the work was…

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May 2019

ARCO: Mannheim Rocket

11 May 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEST
The Hills Grammar School Performance Centre, 43 Kenthurst Road, Entry via Gate 1
Kenthurst, NSW 2156 Australia
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ARCO-2019-Mannheim_Rocket

Tickets: Adult $60 | Senior $55 | Concession $55 | Full time student $25 | Mother's Day Adult (1 Adult & 1 Mum) $100 | Mother's Day Student (1 full time student and 1 Mum) Mannheim Rocket transports listeners back to the explosive birth of the modern symphonic style of Mannheim in the late 18th-century. The then cutting-edge orchestral sinfonias of Stamitz and Richter were simultaneously energetic and sensuous, and were a significant influence on the young Mozart, who was…

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July 2019

Young Mannheim Symphonists 2019 Winter School Concert

13 July 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
The Hills Grammar School Performance Centre, 43 Kenthurst Road, Entry via Gate 1
Kenthurst, NSW 2156 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $15 | Concession/Senior $10 | Student $5 The Young Mannheim Symphonists youth orchestra, presented by the Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra gives young, emerging musicians the opportunity to discover for themselves the magic of approaching music with appropriate performance style. Come and hear these aspiring and inspiring young musicians present the results of their hard work at the 2019Winter School. Programme: BEETHOVEN | Coriolan Overture in C minor Op.62 EBERL | Symphony No.1 Op.33 HAYDN | Symphony No.104…

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August 2019

Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra: New Constellations

16 August 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEST
The Hills Grammar School Performance Centre, 43 Kenthurst Road, Entry via Gate 1
Kenthurst, NSW 2156 Australia
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Tickets: Adult $60 | Senior/concession $55 | Student $25 Berlin-based violinist Jakob Lehmann leads an ensemble of specialist local and international chamber musicians through the expansive sounds and pioneering ideas of New Constellations. The Octet for Strings was written when Mendelssohn was just 16, and illustrates the transformation of performance techniques in the chamber music of the early-Romantic period. Brahms destroyed the nonet version of his Serenade, but based on archives and written accounts this original chamber version has been…

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