The recipe for a perfect Sunday in Gippsland: wine, food and beautiful music. A glass of Sparkling Harriet on arrival, a performance by members of Australian Octet and a delicious lunch by Jorg at Narkoojee.
Two of Mozart’s finest works paired with breathtaking Czech adagios—sheer heaven. Heavenly adagios by Dvorák & Suk, the timeless Prague Symphony and Mozart’s majestic Piano Concerto No 25, performed by pianist Stefan Cassemenos, laureate of the 2013 International Telekom Beethoven Competition.
Recorder virtuoso Genevieve Lacey is deservedly one of Australia’s best-loved soloists. In a sparkling celebration of Baroque recorder music, Genevieve performs with MCO in Bach’s ever-popular Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 and joyful concerti by Telemann and Babell, alongside gorgeous music by Ravel & Handel.
A gala performance celebrating Artistic Director William Hennessy’s 60th birthday, including Beethoven’s soaring, spiritual and spectacular Violin Concerto, Haydn’s over-the-top eccentric Il distratto Symphony, and emotional string orchestra cameos by Schubert & Walton.
Melbourne Chamber Orchestra performed as the orchestra for the Joan Sutherland/Richard Bonynge Foundation‘s Melbourne concert performance of Handel’s opera Rodelinda. With Maestro Richard Bonynge AC conducting and working with an …