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Australian National Academy of Music

March 2020

ANAM 2020 Opening Concert: Awakening

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

A ‘WIDE AWAKE’ OPENING CONCERT SHOWCASING EACH INSTRUMENTAL FAMILY AT ANAM – STRINGS, WOODWIND, BRASS, PERCUSSION AND KEYBOARD. Scintillating arrangements of repertoire classics by Beethoven, Bizet and Stravinsky run shoulder to shoulder with amazing new discoveries Kecak is a modern classic, in which the percussionists vocalise while playing dazzlingly complex rhythmic patterns Lachenmann is one of the most distinctive, inventive and admired composers of our time, and he stunned the world with his musical joke Marche fatale in 2018. For…

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ANAM | Shining Brass

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

A TIME-TRAVELLING JOURNEY THROUGH THE WORLD OF MUSIC FOR BRASS, FROM THE BAROQUE TO THE 21ST CENTURY. Solo trumpeter with the Munich Philharmonic, Guido Segers, makes his ANAM debut directing this program Harry Sdraulig’s Spells is a short, powerful contribution to the growing catalogue of Australian works for brass ensemble Malcolm Arnold’s Symphony is a ‘Mt Everest’ for brass ensembles, and is an unparalleled showcase for the skills of the ANAM brass cohort The Threepenny Opera Suite marks a rare…

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ANAM | The Lark Ascending

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

ONE OF THE PLANET’S GREATEST VIOLINISTS, ANTHONY MARWOOD, RETURNS TO ANAM TO LEAD AN EXCEPTIONAL PROGRAM FOR STRINGS. The concert includes one of the world’s favourite pieces of classical music, Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending Soviet composer Raskatov’s bitter-sweet homage to Mozart is a spellbinding delight, and a complement to Stravinsky’s tribute to Tchaikovsky – the divertimento drawn from his ballet score The Fairy’s Kiss If you’re not familiar with the Two pieces for string octet by the young Shostakovich…

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