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Zelman Memorial Symphony Orchestra

Artistic Director & Principal Conductor - Mark Shiell
Leader - Mary Johnston

80 Years of Fine Music

Our next concert:

Saturday 6 December 2014, 8.00pm

Sunday 7 December 2014, 2.30pm

Eldon Hogan Performing Arts Centre,
Xavier College, Barkers Road, Kew

The Planets

We asked - you voted - we chose.

Gustav Holst's The Planets is a favourite of audiences and it appears you are no exception! After Mahler 8 we are ready to take on the world (and beyond). Our orchestra and you, our audience, have grown so much together in recent years. We are looking forward to sharing this interstellar musical adventure.

Joining us for this journey into lightspeed (and to play Vaughan William's beautiful Oboe Concerto) will be the extraordinary young oboist, Andrew Kawai, finalist in last year's ABC Symphony Australia Young Performer of the Year Award, when he won the "People's Choice Prize", "Concerto Finalist Prize" and the "Best Recital Prize".

Mark Shiell will present a pre-concert talk in the auditorium commencing 30 minutes prior to each performance.


Mark Shiell - conductor
Andrew Kawai - oboe
Cloud9 Women's Choir


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Tchaikovsky - Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy from The Nutcracker
Britten - Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
Vaughan Williams - Concerto for Oboe and Strings
Holst - The Planets

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