Beethoven, of all composers, was the finest musical embodiment of triumph of the human spirit over the evils of oppression and conflict. The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra performs two of Beethoven’s most stirring calls to joy and freedom with the composers epic Ninth Symphony and Incidental Music to Goethe’s Egmont.
Tripod's flair for sophisticated songwriting and off-the cuff comedy has always been fairly self-contained, but their obsession with games is so epic that for this project, only the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra will do.
Celebrated violinist returns to perform Bruch’s famous Violin Concerto in G minor. Evoking the hustle and bustle of early twentieth-century America, Charles Ives’ Three Places in New England shares the program alongside Nielsen’s explosive Fourth Symphony, in this concert conducted by Sir Andrew Davis.