Please note that tickets for Saturday’s concert are available through Arts Centre Melbourne.
Saturday 4 May 2013
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.
Pre-concert talk – 2 May
Conversation with Chief Conductor Sir Andrew Davis and the MSO’s Director of Artistic Planning, Huw Humphreys.
Pre-concert talk – 4 May
Robert Murray will present a talk on the artists and the works featured in the program.