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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra with Lawrence Renes | Mahler’s Fourth Symphony

Hamer Hall 100 St Kilda Rd, Southbank

Consumed by his job with the Vienna Court Opera and with little time to compose, Mahler went almost three years without writing a scrap of music. When he finally began work on his Fourth Symphony he did so in the summer months – beginning the work at a lakeside resort in Austria and finishing it…

Flinders Quartet | Bartók, My Father

Melbourne Digital Concert Hall ONLINE

This concert is live streamed on Melbourne Digital Concert Hall Peter Bartók’s illuminating memoir of his father, Béla, inspired Flinders Quartet to delve deeper into the musical portrait of this enigmatic man. Through anecdotes and letters, Richard Piper (dramaturge on FQ’s ‘Puck’s Dream’ and Shostakovich projects) helps unearth some personal meaning behind the seminal canon…

Elysian Fields | FIKA

Melbourne Digital Concert Hall ONLINE

This concert is live streamed on Melbourne Digital Concert Hall Elysian Fields, Australia’s only electric viola da gamba ensemble, bring their genre-defying blend of classical, jazz, and world music to MDCH in a profoundly moving exploration of ensemble leader Jenny Eriksson’s Swedish heritage. Featuring exquisite arrangements of Swedish folk songs, music by leading Scandinavian composers…

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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra with Lawrence Renes | Harmonielehre

Hamer Hall 100 St Kilda Rd, Southbank

John Adams’ colourful masterpiece Harmonielehre may not be a symphony by name, but it certainly is a symphony by nature. Comprised of three impressive movements, the work is a thrilling combination of romanticism, post-minimalism and symphonic orchestration. John Adams is a Grammy Award and Pulitzer Prize winning composer: “One of the most significant and sophisticated…