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April 2020

ANAM | Dvorák and Schubert

24 April 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
Melbourne Recital Centre, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Southbank, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia
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$48 – $75

THE ANAM ORCHESTRA AND FACULTY TAKE 'SELF-DRIVE' TO LOFTY HEIGHTS IN THESE TWO SYMPHONIC MASTERWORKS, WHICH WILL BE PERFORMED WITHOUT A CONDUCTOR. The Eighth is one of the sunniest and most pure of Dvořák’s symphonies. It is packed with good cheer and lilting melodies When Robert Schumann discovered the score of Schubert’s Great C Major Symphony in 1838 – ten years after Schubert’s death – he also found a profoundly beautiful symphonic epic, a work which had a far-reaching effect…

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May 2020

Elder Conservatorium Lunchtime Concert – Elder Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra

15 May 2020 @ 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$14

Elizabeth Layton director/violin William Madden trumpet* Handel Concerto Grosso in G major, Op. 6 No. 1 Torelli Trumpet Concerto in D major* Mendelssohn String Symphony No. 2 in D major Nielsen Little Suite for Strings, Op. 1 A chamber orchestra is a versatile ensemble, lithely dancing across a range of repertoire and styles. In this concert the Elder Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra tackle Handel’s Concerto Grosso, Mendelssohn’s lush String Symphony and Nielsen’s more sombre Little Suite. Trumpeter William Madden joins the…

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June 2020

ANAM | Masters of Minimalism

11 June 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
Australian National Academy of Music, South Melbourne, 210 Bank St
South Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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$25 – $62

ANAM MUSICIANS AND FACULTY, CONDUCTED BY ARDENT CHAMPION OF CONTEMPORARY COMPOSERS, PERFORM TWO LANDMARKS IN THE RECENT HISTORY OF NORTH AMERICAN MUSIC. The Chamber Symphony is one of Adams’ most joyous, playful, transparent works, inspired in equal parts by Schoenberg and Carl Stalling, music director during the golden years of the Warner Bros. cartoons Steve Reich’s Tehillim is like a giant ‘Hallelujah’, a pulsating song of praise, drawing on Biblical texts PETER DE JAGER Overgrown Machine World Premiere, commissioned by…

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Elder Conservatorium | Titan

13 June 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm ACST
University of Adelaide: Elder Hall, Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia
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$19 – $35

Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra and Adelaide Youth Orchestra Luke Dollman and Keith Crellin OAM conductors Tianyou Ma  violin* Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35* Mahler Symphony No. 1 in D major, Titan Brilliant young violinist Tianyou Ma takes on Tchaikovsky’s virtuosic violin concerto with the Adelaide Youth Orchestra, conducted by Keith Crellin OAM. For Mahler’s monumental first symphony – Titan – the Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra and Adelaide Youth Orchestra join forces under the baton of Luke Dollman…

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Strathfield Symphony presents USA

27 June 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
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Strathfield Town Hall, Strathfield, Cnr Redmyre & Hombush Road
Strathfield, NSW 2135 Australia
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$20 – $30

“You know how it is when someone asks you to ride in a terrific sports car, and then you wish you hadn’t?” – John Adams Strathfield Symphony's USA concert presents works that are steeped in the great tradition of American storytelling. Program John Adams – Short Ride in a Fast Machine George Gershwin – American in Paris Leonard Bernstein – West Side Story: Symphonic Dances Aaron Copland – Appalachian Spring

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Strathfield Symphony presents USA

28 June 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 29 June 2020 @ 4:30 pm AEST
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Strathfield Town Hall, Strathfield, Cnr Redmyre & Hombush Road
Strathfield, NSW 2135 Australia
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$20 – $30

“You know how it is when someone asks you to ride in a terrific sports car, and then you wish you hadn’t?” – John Adams Strathfield Symphony's USA concert presents works that are steeped in the great tradition of American storytelling. Program John Adams – Short Ride in a Fast Machine George Gershwin – American in Paris Leonard Bernstein – West Side Story: Symphonic Dances Aaron Copland – Appalachian Spring

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August 2020

ANAM | Pastoral Symphony

28 August 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
Melbourne Recital Centre, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Southbank, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia
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$48 – $75

TABEA ZIMMERMANN LEADS THE ANAM MUSICIANS IN MUSIC REDOLENT WITH THE BEAUTY OF THE GREAT OUTDOORS. Veress was a disciple of fellow Hungarian composer Béla Bartók, and his four dances, written in the late 1940s, are a potent meditation on time and place Brahms’ bucolic serenade shines with a deep, golden orchestral colouring, partly because Brahms’ instrumentation gives the violas the top line; the scoring does not feature violins No journey to the countryside is more glorious than Beethoven’s. Whether…

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September 2020

Strathfield Symphony presents Carmina Burana

19 September 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
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Strathfield Town Hall, Strathfield, Cnr Redmyre & Hombush Road
Strathfield, NSW 2135 Australia
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$20 – $30

How can you possibly go past a concert of songs celebrating drinking, nature, love and lust inspired by the poetry and music of clerical students and scholars? Program Maurice Ravel – Daphnis et Chloe: Suite No 2 Carl Orff – Carmina Burana with the Excelsior and Sukura Choirs

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Strathfield Symphony presents Carmina Burana

20 September 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEST
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Strathfield Town Hall, Strathfield, Cnr Redmyre & Hombush Road
Strathfield, NSW 2135 Australia
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$20 – $30

How can you possibly go past a concert of songs celebrating drinking, nature, love and lust inspired by the poetry and music of clerical students and scholars? Program Maurice Ravel – Daphnis et Chloe: Suite No 2 Carl Orff – Carmina Burana with the Excelsior and Sukura Choirs

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October 2020

ANAM | The Seasons

9 October 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEDT
Melbourne Recital Centre, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Southbank, 31 Sturt Street
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia
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$48 – $75

LAWRENCE POWER, ONE OF THE GREATEST VIOLISTS, RETURNS AFTER A JOYOUS ANAM DEBUT IN 2017 FOR THIS MULTI-FACETED PROJECT, PLAYING VIOLIN AND VIOLA WITH EQUAL MASTERY. The concert begins with two 20th century landmarks: Berio’s meditation on Sicilian folk song for viola, percussion and tape, and Karl Amadeus Hartmann’s most celebrated work for violin and strings Hartmann’s Concerto funebre expresses his despair at the rise of Nazism, yet contains a powerful thread of optimism. As he put it: “The intellectual…

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