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Melbourne Chamber Orchestra | Woven Threads

9 March 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEDT


This concert is live streamed from the Melbourne Recital Hall on Australian Digital Concert Hall

To attend this concert in person, please visit the Melbourne Recital Centre website here.

For her first orchestral concert as MCO’s artistic director, Sophie Rowell invites you to revel in the power and possibilities of the string orchestra.

We start with the majesty and eloquence of Bach—a single strand of sound that unfolds into a miniature universe. And we end with Sophie as a soloist, in the dazzling youthful Mendelssohn Concerto in D minor.

In between, we weave together through time and place, tracing rich connections on three continents in four centuries. We thread together Melody Eötvös’ Meraki, inspired by a Greek word meaning to perform with soul, creativity, and love; a musical firework by American genius Coleridge Perkinson; a dash of theatrical Mozart; and a love-letter to Tchaikovsky.


Sophie Rowell – Director & Violin

Melbourne Chamber Orchestra 


JS Bach – Ricercar À 6 From A Musical Offering Bwv 1079 (Arr Orchestra)

Eötvös – Meraki (2020)

Felix Mendelssohn – Violin Concerto In D Minor MWV03

Mozart – Adagio & Fugue In C Minor K546

Anton Arensky – Variations On A Theme Of Tchaikovsky Op. 35a

Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson – Allegro Furioso From Sinfonietta No. 1



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