Metropolis #2


Ligeti Passacaglia ungherese
Bach Harpsichord Concerto No.6
Vincent The Secret Motion of Things
Jeths Recorder Concerto AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
D’Netto Singular Movement
Vivaldi Violin Concerto in A minor (transribed for oud)
Meredith Origami Songs AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

Brett Kelly conductor
Mahan Esfahani harpsichord/play conductor
Erik Bosgraaf recorder
Joseph Tawadros oud

In this concert, the oud, the harpsichord and the recorder receive a modern-day makeover by internationally acclaimed masters of contemporary music.

Rising star of British music scene, Anna Meredith presents the Australian premiere of her compelling and hypnotic Origami Songs. Composed for Dutch recorder phenomenon, Erik Bosgraaf and scored for strings, harpsichord, clarinet, trombone and percussion, with each song based on three sets of folds, the foundation of classic origami structure, such as bird, kite and frog.

Ligeti, Bach, Vivaldi and the Recorder Concerto from Willem Jeths also feature on the program, alongside two of the finest contributions from the Cybec 21st Century Composers Program Ade Vincent and Connor D’Netto – giving Melbourne the chance to hear the talent of the next generation before they shoot off to international stardom. This is a rare display of talent – be there!

Pre-concert Talk
Join MSO Assistant Principal 2nd Violin, Monica Curro, and composers Ade Vincent and Connor D’Netto from 6.30pm in Elisabeth Murdoch Hall (30 minutes).

Running time: Approx. 1 hour 50 minutes, including two 15-minute intervals

In association with
Melbourne Recital Centre

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