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Zelman Memorial Symphony Orchestra

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

80 Years of Fine Music

Our next concert:

Sunday 15 June 2014, 2.00pm

Hawthorn Arts Centre,
(previously known as Hawthorn Town Hall)
360 Burwood Road, Hawthorn

Boroondara Eisteddfod - Piano Concerto Award Final

In association with the Boroondara Eisteddfod

Who will be the winner of the Boroondara Eisteddfod Piano Concerto Competition?

Come to an exciting Sunday afternoon concert at the newly refurbished Hawthorn Arts Centre to hear the cream of Melbourne's young pianists, accompanied by Zelman Symphony.

Artists

Peter Bandy - conductor
Finalists will be announced after the heats in May

Tickets

This is a free concert, however you will need to book your seat. Booking details will be provided here once finalised by the Boroondara Eisteddfod.

Program

Rossini - Semiramide: Overture
Saint-Saëns - Suite Algérienne, Opus 60 (excerpts)
Dvořàk - Slavonic Dance, Opus 46 No. 3

The three finalists' works will be announced after the second heat on 5 May 2014.

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Saturday 20 September 2014, 8.00pm

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

Emperor

Beethoven's Emperor Concerto was voted Number 1 in ABC Classic FM's top 100 concertos. Who is surprised? Not us! This music whose power reaches us so deeply will be performed by the wonderful pianist Hoang Pham, whose personal and electric music-making saw him win the ABC Symphony Australia Young Performer of the Year Award last year.

Standing alongside the Emperor will be Tchaikovsky's most personal work, his Pathétique Symphony, whose hostile reception plunged Tchaikovsky into despair. This is one of his most heart-wrenching, passionate and beloved works.

The concert will also feature the premiere performance of a work by the 2014 Zelman Symphony Melbourne University Emerging Composer, Michael Bakrnčev.

Mark Shiell will present a pre-concert talk in the auditorium commencing 7.30pm.

Artists

Mark Shiell - conductor
Hoang Pham - piano

Tickets

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Program

Michael Bakrnčev - new work - premiere
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 5 Emperor
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 6 Pathétique

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Saturday 6 December 2014, 8.00pm

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 7.30pm.

Artists

Mark Shiell - conductor
Andrew Kawai - oboe

Tickets

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Program

Britten - Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
Vaughan Williams - Concerto for Oboe and Strings
Holst - The Planets

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