Friday 3 May 2013 at 8:00pm
Berlioz Beatrice and Benedict: Overture
Mozart Violin Concerto No.5
Strauss Thus Spake Zarathustra
Sir Andrew Davis conductor
Ji Won Kim violin
From its awe-inspiring opening bars to its haunting conclusion, Thus Spake Zarathustra is a sublime musical experience. Don’t miss one of the world’s great conductors, Sir Andrew Davis, directing Richard Strauss’ masterpiece.
Note: Due to injury, Stefan Jackiw has cancelled his 2013 Australian tour. The soloist in this program will now be recent ABC/Symphony Australia Young Performer of the Year, Ji Won Kim. Ji Won Kim recently appeared as soloist in Lalo’s Symphonie espagnole with the MSO and conductor Benjamin Northey, and is a member of the Orchestra’s First Violin section.
Join us for a free 20-minute pre-concert talk in Costa Hall, Geelong commencing at 7pm. Robert Murray will present a talk on the artists and the works featured in the program.