The incomparable Genevieve Lacey joins Melbourne Chamber Orchestra for a concert experience traversing 500 years of extraordinary English music, from the intricate sonic worlds of Elizabethan and Stuart times to the rich music of Elgar and beyond.
Why you’ll love this concert
An icon of Australian music
Revered by her colleagues and adored by audiences, recorder virtuoso Genevieve Lacey conjures extraordinary worlds of sound from her collection of recorders. Her expressive commitment is a must-see.
A glutton for gorgeousness? Sophie Rowell and Genevieve Lacey weave together compositions of rare beauty, from the intricate fantasies of Purcell to the lush atmospheres of William Walton.
A journey through time and place
Be transported through time and place by 500 years of English music. Immerse yourself in fascinating echoes of musical life from the Renaissance and hear through different ears as music transforms across the centuries.
A chamber experience
This beautiful concert experience blends orchestral music and chamber music for an intimate audience with the musicians and instruments of MCO. Hear the incredible talents of our musicians in insightful combinations.
Selections from 500 years of British music curated by Genevieve Lacey & Sophie Rowell. Music by Byrd, Purcell, Elgar, Walton and more.
22 Jun - 25 Jun 23
WHERE + WHEN
MELBOURNE 22-06-2023 7:30pm Melbourne Recital Centre
MELBOURNE 25-08-2023 7:30pm Melbourne Recital Centre
“A CELEBRATION OF STRING POWER”
The Age on MCO
Sophie Rowell DIRECTOR & VIOLIN
Genevieve Lacey RECORDER
MELBOURNE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
“PURSUED GREATNESS WITH DETERMINATION + CONFIDENCE”
The Australian on MCO