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March of the Women with the Melbourne Lawchestra & Habeas Chorus

6 July 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm AEST

$30 – $35

Tickets: Adult $35 full | Concession $30 | Group of 4 or more $30 | Children 5 and under free

A celebration of diversity through the music of female composers who have historically been under-represented and under-performed. This concert features works from the 1800’s through to the modern era by women of diverse cultural backgrounds. Through this concert, the Melbourne Lawyers’ Orchestra (Lawchestra) and the Habeas Chorus draw a connection with the ongoing work being done, and that must continue to be done, to promote diversity in the legal industry. The performance will be conducted by Robert Dora and Ed Chan.

  • Fanny MENDELSSOHN | Hiob Cantata
  • Ethel SMYTH | Wreckers Overture
  • Michelle NELSON | Avance (Advance)
  • Ella MACENS | Look Up the Sky Is Glowing
  • Chen YI | Arirang; Mo Li Hua
  • Rosephanye POWELL | The Promise Lives On
  • Margaret SUTHERLAND | Outdoor Overture
  • Ethel SMYTH | March of the Women

The Melbourne Lawyers’ Orchestra (Lawchestra) and Habeas Chorus are permanent projects of BottledSnail Productions, a not-for-profit run by and for legal professionals. BottledSnail’s mission is to promote positive mental health and wellbeing in the legal industry through the creative arts, as well as help to build connections and relationships within the industry, and make a sophisticated contribution to Melbourne’s creative culture. Since it was formed in 2013, BottledSnail has involved over 450 legal professionals and sold over 14,000 tickets to creative projects ranging from full scale theatre productions to cabaret shows, art exhibitions to lunchtime concerts. Through the success of its projects and with the help of its partners, BottledSnail has raised over $45,000 for charity, including Minds Court (formerly the Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation) and the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre.



Werner Brodbeck Hall (The Assembly Hall Building, Scots’ Church)
156 Collins Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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