CSO Chamber Ensemble | Hearing the Land

National Museum of Australia Lawson Crescent, Acton, ACT

We live on an ancient continent, ever shaped by powerful and extreme forces, a place of great biodiversity and beauty. The vibrancy of Australian landscapes have inspired countless works; this program features Mirage by Michael Sollis, inspired by the desert, and Eric Avery’s Mists 1, a moving, personal perspective on place and healing. The land speaks, if we will…

$30 – $60
Recurring

Canberra Symphony Orchestra | Llewellyn Three – War and Peace

Llewellyn Hall, ANU, Canberra William Herbert Place, Canberra, ACT

Artists Simon Hewett Conductor Kristian Chong Piano Canberra Symphony Orchestra Program Richard Strauss Metamorphosen Malcolm Williamson AO, CBE Piano Concerto No. 2 Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, op. 55 ‘Eroica’ Richard Strauss conceived his Metamorphosen as a threnody for Germany’s musical culture in the wake of the Second World War. Twenty-three string soloists voice…

$15 – $101
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Canberra Symphony Orchestra | Llewellyn Three – War and Peace

Llewellyn Hall, ANU, Canberra William Herbert Place, Canberra, ACT

Artists Simon Hewett Conductor Kristian Chong Piano Canberra Symphony Orchestra Program Richard Strauss Metamorphosen Malcolm Williamson AO, CBE Piano Concerto No. 2 Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, op. 55 ‘Eroica’ Richard Strauss conceived his Metamorphosen as a threnody for Germany’s musical culture in the wake of the Second World War. Twenty-three string soloists voice…

$15 – $101

CSO Chamber Ensemble | Chamber Classics – Night Music

Albert Hall, Canberra Commonwealth Avenue, Canberra, ACT

French composer Lili Boulanger lived just 24 years. In that short time, her exploration of harmony and instrumental colour was expansive and illuminating. At two years of age, her perfect pitch was discovered by composer Gabriel Fauré, who would become one of her influences. At 18, Boulanger became the first woman to win the prestigious…

$30 – $45

CSO Chamber Ensemble | Chamber Classics – Best of Brass

Albert Hall, Canberra Commonwealth Avenue, Canberra, ACT

Showcasing CSO brass, this program revels in musical genre-bending and boundary-breaking from around the world, featuring five compositional voices and encompassing many more artistic languages and traditions. In his Mini Overture, Polish composer Witold Lutosławski epitomises the conversational nature of chamber music. Moments of composure stand in sharp contrast to rambunctious, jostling exchanges. Franz Liszt matches…

$30 – $45
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Canberra Symphony Orchestra | Llewellyn Four – Infinite Possibilities

Llewellyn Hall, ANU, Canberra William Herbert Place, Canberra, ACT

Artists Jessica Cottis Conductor Markiyan Melnychenko Violin Canberra Symphony Orchestra Program Leah Curtis World premiere, CSO commission Jean Sibelius Violin Concerto in D minor, op. 47 Igor Stravinsky Petrushka (1947 version) This program opens with a new CSO commission by Leah Curtis, a Los Angeles-based composer with Canberra roots. Curtis is best known for her original film…

$15 – $101
Recurring

Canberra Symphony Orchestra | Llewellyn Four – Infinite Possibilities

Llewellyn Hall, ANU, Canberra William Herbert Place, Canberra, ACT

Artists Jessica Cottis Conductor Markiyan Melnychenko Violin Canberra Symphony Orchestra Program Leah Curtis World premiere, CSO commission Jean Sibelius Violin Concerto in D minor, op. 47 Igor Stravinsky Petrushka (1947 version) This program opens with a new CSO commission by Leah Curtis, a Los Angeles-based composer with Canberra roots. Curtis is best known for her original film…

$15 – $101

Canberra Symphony Orchestra | Summer Prom 2022

Government House Canberra Dunrossil Drive, Yarralumla, Canberra, ACT

Artists Jessica Cottis Conductor Canberra Symphony Orchestra Picture the perfect summer evening: a well-stocked picnic basket, a sunset over the Brindabellas and a symphony of sound floating towards you above sprawling, green lawns. The Canberra Symphony Orchestra returns once more to the gardens of Government House for the Summer Prom, an open-air concert of classical favourites…

$24 – $45