About the performance
A celebration of some of Australia’s – and the world’s – finest living composers, Metropolis New Music Festival showcases the MSO’s commitment to contemporary symphonic music.
In 2019, Metropolis – presented in partnership with Melbourne Recital Centre and our Metropolis New Music Festival Education Partner, Monash University – celebrates the work of Dutch master Louis Andriessen, whose 80th birthday will be celebrated around the world.
Composer Kate Moore studied under Andriessen, and the MSO will perform a world premiere of her Percussion Concerto, written especially for acclaimed percussionist Claire Edwardes.
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“Melbourne Recital Centre looks forward to the 2019 Metropolis New Music Festival, our annual joint venture with the MSO, this year with a focus on Louis Andriessen, and a celebration of vibrant new music from Australia and around the world.” – Marshall McGuire, Director of Programming, Melbourne Recital Centre.
Clark Rundell conductor | Ralph van Raat piano | Claire Edwardes percussion
Conyngham One Small Step | Koehne Capriccio | Moore Magenta Magnetic | Andriessen Miserere
Join MRC’s Marshall McGuire, conductor Clark Rundell, and this evening’s composers for a post-concert conversation in the Ground Floor Foyer from 9pm.
Presented in association with Melbourne Recital Centre and the Metropolis New Music Festival Education Partner, Monash University.