Thursday 3 September 2015 at 8:00pm
Saturday 5 September 2015 at 8:00pm
Strauss Intermezzo: Four Symphonic Interludes
Canteloube Chants d’Auvergne: excerpts
Gounod Faust: The Jewel Song
Ponchielli La Gioconda: Dance of the Hours
Mascagni L’amico Fritz: ‘Non mi rest ache il pianto’
Puccini Gianni Schicci: ‘O mio babbino caro’
Famed for her magnetic performances and sheer beauty of tone, celebrated American soprano Renée Fleming joins the MSO and Sir Andrew Davis for two Melbourne exclusive orchestral concerts. This special event sees Fleming perform her signature works, including Ravel’s sensual song cycle Shéhérazade, the luxurious melodies of Canteloube’s Chants d’Auvergne.
Pre-concert talk (3 & 5 September at 7pm)
MSO Orchestra Librarian Alastair McKean will present a talk on the artists and works featured in the program.