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Madness & Confrontation

Madness & Confrontation

Sunday 24 March, 2019

Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra

Madness & Confrontation commemorates the formation of the Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra during performances of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro. Selections from the opera are combined with the Mozart Clarinet Concerto, and the program concludes with Beethoven’s monumental Fifth Symphony.

Voyage of Musical Discovery 1: Phrasing and Form

Voyage of Musical Discovery 1: Phrasing and Form

Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra

Katie Noonan, Jacqueline Porter and David Greco join the Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra in A Voyage of Musical Discovery. Voyage 1 includes live examples and explanations of the compositional similarities and differences in the ‘Phrasing & Form’ of historical and Australian contemporary works.

Mannheim Rocket

Mannheim Rocket

Sunday 12 May, 2019

Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra

Mannheim Rocket is a flashback to the establishment of the Classical symphony by Mannheim School experts Franz Xaver Richter and Johann Stamitz, alongside Mozart’s “Turkish” Violin Concerto and culminating in the great G minor Symphony No.40.

Voyage of Musical Discovery 2: Cultural and Historical Contexts

Voyage of Musical Discovery 2: Cultural and Historical Contexts

Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra

Jane Rutter and the Third Culture World Music Ensemble join the Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra in A Voyage of Musical Discovery. Voyage 2 includes live examples and explanations of the different ‘Cultural & Historical Contexts’ from the Classical symphony to Australian and Chinese contemporary compositions.

New Constellations

New Constellations

Sunday 18 August, 2019

Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra

New Constellations presents the early-Romantic String Octet by Mendelssohn along with a reconstruction of the long-lost nonet version of the Brahms Serenade – both shining examples of chamber music written with symphonic ambitions.

Voyage of Musical Discovery 3: Dynamics and Expressive Techniques

Voyage of Musical Discovery 3: Dynamics and Expressive Techniques

Monday 19 August, 2019

Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra

The Idea of North joins the Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra in A Voyage of Musical Discovery. Voyage 3 includes live examples and explanations to highlight the different ‘Dynamics & Expressive Techniques’ of performing and composing vocal and instrumental music, from the historical to Australian contemporary.