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Classical Music in Melbourne

Classical Music in Melbourne

Classical Music

Concerts and performances
Performing venues

Some forthcoming performances in Melbourne:

Mazda Opera in The Bowl

Opera in The Bowl

It’s a Saturday evening in summer. You’re sitting in a park with family and friends, and a fabulous picnic dinner. The picture is complete when the glorious live music from Opera Australia begins.

Hear our brightest stars, under the stars, sing opera's most famous arias with the magnificent backing of Orchestra Victoria.

Dress up — or not — it's your night to enjoy the power of the human voice in the kind of communal, cultural celebration Melbourne loves best.

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Australian Brandenburg Orchestra - Vivaldi’s Venice

Xavier de Maistre -  harp

The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra with Paul Dyer (conductor, harpsichord) and Xavier de Maistre (harp) present Vivaldi’s Venice.

For those who missed Xavier de Maistre's 2018 performances with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, White Hat strongly suggests that you go out of your way to hear him this time around. As one of the most sought-after soloists in the world we expect he will not disappoint in this program  which includes an adaption for harp and orchestra of ‘Winter’ from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons.

  • Vivaldi Concerto for harp (lute) in D major, RV 93
  • Marcello Concerto for harp (oboe) in D minor, S D935
  • Parish Alvars La Mandoline, Op. 84
  • Pescetti Sonata in C minor
  • Vivaldi L’inverno, Concerto for harp (violin) in F minor, RV 297, Op. 8 No. 4
  • Gregori Concerto Grosso in D major, Op. 2 No. 2 (Australian Premiere)

Melbourne - Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre
7pm, 5th & 7th March 2020
5pm, 8th March 2020

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Free Organ Recital
Get away from the city bustle and enjoy a free organ recital in historic St Michael's Church. ..
Woodend Winter Arts Festival
The Woodend Winter Arts Festival showcases music, literature and the visual arts in intimate historical venues over three pleasurable days. ..

Selected Sheet Music