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Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
Melbourne Recital Centre
Schubert Symphony No. 9
A Russian Triple Bill
Frankston Arts Centre
Imperial Russian Ballet Company
A Russian Triple Bill
Palais Theatre
Imperial Russian Ballet Company
A Russian Triple Bill
Albury Entertainment Centre
Imperial Russian Ballet Company

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Classical Music in Melbourne

Classical Music in Melbourne

Classical Music

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Some forthcoming performances in Melbourne:

The TSO at Melbourne Recital Centre

What is it about Ninth Symphonies? Frequently the culminating point of a composer’s symphonic output, they sum up the past and foreshadow the future. They expose the full breadth of a composer’s imagination and exhibit a lifetime’s worth of experiences. Schubert’s Symphony No 9 is all of these things and more. Grand, poetic and poignant, it is Schubert’s last symphony and the finest of them all. With good reason is it known as the “Great”. Few composers wrote as eloquently for the soprano voice as Richard Strauss. Strauss’s sopranos scale the heights and plumb the depths in their quest to touch the human heart. Be moved by celebrated soprano Siobhan Stagg.



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Mediterráneo: Music from the courts of Spain

Spanish baroque violinist Daniel Pinteño and musicologists Raúl Angulo and Toni Pons have, in collaboration with Paul Dyer, prepared an absorbing program that will showcase the richness of music from the Iberian Peninsula during the 18th century.

Mediterráneo: Music from the courts of Spain features several very rare Spanish baroque works including two Australian premieres and one world premiere as well as two much-loved concertos by Vivaldi.

  • Vincente Basset Overtura a più stromenti D major, Bas-9 (Australian premiere)
  • Giacamo (Jaime) Facco Concerto à 5 from Pensieri Adriarmonici in E Major, Op. 1, No. 3
  • Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for Flute La Notte in G Minor, Op. 10, No. 2
  • Felix Maximo Lopez Overtura con tutti instrumenti (World premiere)
  • Antonio VivaldiConcerto for Violin in D Major from L’Estro Armonico, Op. 3, No. 9
  • Charles Avison Concerto Grosso after Scarlatti in D Major, Op. 6, No. 6 (I Largo, II Con furia)
  • Cayetano Brunetti Sinfonia in C Minor Il Maniatico, L. 322 (Australian premiere)

Australian Brandenburg Orchestra with Paul Dyer Artistic Director
Daniel Pinteño (Spain): Guest Director, Baroque violin 
Melissa Farrow: Baroque flute



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A Russian Triple Bill - The Imperial Russian Ballet Company

Following sell-out performances of A Festival of Russian Ballet, The Imperial Russian Ballet Company present for the the first time in Australia and New Zealand A Russian Triple Bill. This stunning and diverse programme consists of the fairy tale spectacular of Princess Aurora’s wedding from Sleeping Beauty in ACT 1, the romantic Les Sylphides in Act 2 and the electrifying Carmen in Act 3.



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A Russian Triple Bill - The Imperial Russian Ballet Company

Following sell-out performances of A Festival of Russian Ballet, The Imperial Russian Ballet Company present for the the first time in Australia and New Zealand A Russian Triple Bill. This stunning and diverse programme consists of the fairy tale spectacular of Princess Aurora’s wedding from Sleeping Beauty in ACT 1, the romantic Les Sylphides in Act 2 and the electrifying Carmen in Act 3.



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A Russian Triple Bill - The Imperial Russian Ballet Company

Following sell-out performances of A Festival of Russian Ballet, The Imperial Russian Ballet Company present for the the first time in Australia and New Zealand A Russian Triple Bill. This stunning and diverse programme consists of the fairy tale spectacular of Princess Aurora’s wedding from Sleeping Beauty in ACT 1, the romantic Les Sylphides in Act 2 and the electrifying Carmen in Act 3.



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A Russian Triple Bill - The Imperial Russian Ballet Company

Following sell-out performances of A Festival of Russian Ballet, The Imperial Russian Ballet Company present for the the first time in Australia and New Zealand A Russian Triple Bill. This stunning and diverse programme consists of the fairy tale spectacular of Princess Aurora’s wedding from Sleeping Beauty in ACT 1, the romantic Les Sylphides in Act 2 and the electrifying Carmen in Act 3.



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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

Cover tiny file look inside Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Arranged by Merle J. Isaac. Masterworks; SmartMusic; String Orchestra. Highland/Etling String Orchestra. Baroque; Masterwork Arrangement. Conductor Score. 28 pages. Published by Highland/Etling (AP.12756S).
Cover tiny file look inside Brandenburg Concerto No 3 - BWV 1048 Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Baroque Period, Repertoire, Recital. Score, Set of Parts. 66 pages. Published by Arte Nova Music Lab (S0.43295).
Cover tiny file look inside Brandenburg Concertos 1-3 BWV 1046/1047/1048 Eulenburg Audio+Score Series. Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Eulenburg Audio+Score (Pocket Scores + CD). Classical. Softcover study score and CD. 124 pages. Eulenburg Edition #EAS102. Published by Eulenburg Edition (HL.49044001).
Cover tiny file look inside 6 Brandenburg Concertos Study Score. Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Study Score. Concerto, Baroque, Classical. 274 pages. Ricordi #PR733. Published by Ricordi (HL.50086400).
Cover tiny file look inside Goldberg Variations Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Edited by Kurt Soldan. This edition: Urtext. Baroque. Collection. With fingerings and introductory text. BWV 988. 52 pages. Edition Peters #EP4462. Published by Edition Peters (PE.EP4462).
Cover tiny file look inside Goldberg Variations Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics. Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Edited by Ralph Kirkpatrick. Piano Large Works. Baroque. Collection. With performance notes and introductory text. BWV 988. 83 pages. G. Schirmer #LB1980. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50481953).
Cover tiny file look inside J.S.Bach Orchestral Suite no.1 in C major BWV 1066 - Complete Piano version Composed by Bach Johann Sebastian. Arranged by Santino Cara. Baroque Period. Sheet Music Single. 24 pages. Published by Santino Cara (S0.59589).
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