PAST CONCERTS

REVIEWS

The New World
Friday 26 February 2016 8pm Costa Hall

Nicolai Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No.2 in C Minor Op.18
Dvořák Symphony No.9 in E Minor Op.95 ‘From the New World’

Joannes Roose Conductor
Kristian Chong Piano
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Northern Lights
Friday 31 March 2017 8pm Costa Hall

Mussorgsky A Night on Bare Mountain
Dvořák Cello Concerto in B Minor Op.104
Sibelius Symphony No.2 in D major Op.43

Brett Kelly Conductor
Michael Dahlenburg Cello
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Last Night of The Proms
Friday October 27 2017 8pm
Saturday October 28 2017 2pm Costa Hall

Music by Borodin, Elgar, Bizet, Handel, Williams, etc
Choruses – Jerusalem, Land of Hope and Glory, etc

Kevin Cameron Conductor
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Spanish Fire
Saturday 23 June 2018 7:30pm Costa Hall

Arriaga Symphony in D Major
de Falla Suite from the Three Cornered Hat
Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez
Granados Intermezzo from Goyescas
Chabrier España

Warwick Stengards Conductor
Matt Withers Guitar
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Two Romantics
Saturday 2 March 2019 7:30pm Costa Hall

Brahms Academic Festival Overture Op.80
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1 in B flat minor Op.23
Brahms Symphony No.1 in C minor Op.68

Richard Davis Conductor
Rio Xiang Piano
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New York to Norway
Saturday 26 October 2019 7:30pm Costa Hall
Sunday 27 October 2019 5pm Melbourne Recital Centre

Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue, An American in Paris
Sibelius Finlandia Op.26
Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor Op.16

Richard Davis Conductor
Hoang Pham Piano

From Russia with Love
Friday 28 October 2016 8pm Costa Hall

Tchaikovsky Polonaise Act III Eugene Onegin Op.24
Violin Concerto in D Major Op.35
Symphony No.5 in E Minor Op.64

Joannes Roose Conductor
Rebecca Chan Violiin
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A Night in Vienna
Friday 25 August 2017 8pm Costa Hall

Beethoven The Creatures of Prometheus Op.43
Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A Major K.622
Beethoven Symphony No.7 in A Major Op.92

Fabian Russell Conductor
Frank Celata Clarinet
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Rhapsody
Saturday 24 February 2018 8pm Costa Hall

Khatchaturian Adagio from Spartacus
Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Op.43
Tchaikovsky Symphony No.6 in B minor Op.74

Brett Kelly Conductor
Hoang Pham Piano
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The Mighty 9th
Saturday 27 October 2018 7:30pm Costa Hall

Mozart Piano Concerto No.15 in Bb K.450
Beethoven Symphony No.9 in D minor Op.125

Fabian Russell Conductor
Stefan Cassomenos Piano
Lee Abrahmsen Soprano
Belinda Paterson Alto
Brenton Spiteri Tenor
Manfred Pohlenz Bass
The GSO Chorus
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The Four Seasons
Saturday 3 August 2019 3:00pm Costa Hall

Vivaldi Spring and Summer
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G major BWV 1048
Vivaldi Concerto in B Minor for Four Violins
Vivaldi Autumn and Winter

Soloists Rebecca Chan
Olivier Bonnici, Jamie Parker, Amy You
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Celebrating Beethoven
Saturday 22 August 2020 7.30pm Costa Hall

Beethoven Violin Concerto in D Op.61
Beethoven Symphony No.5 in C minor Op.67

Richard Davis Conductor
Emily Sun Violin

M O Z A R T
Saturday 27 March 2021 5pm Costa Hall

Mozart Overture to The Marriage of Figaro K.492
Flute Concerto in D Major K.314
Symphony No.41 in C Major K.551 “Jupiter”

Richard Davis Conductor
Derek Jones Flute
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Vienna – City of Dreams
Saturday 5 March 2022 3pm Costa Hall

Music by Strauss, Lehár, Brahms, Saint-Saëns & Puccini

Mario Dobernig Conductor
Lee Abrahmsen Soprano
James Egglestone Tenor
Emily Su Violin
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Pastorale
Saturday 7 May 2022  3pm Costa Hall

Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending
Beethoven Symphony No.6 in F major Op. 68

Richard Davis Conductor
Erica Kennedy Violin
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Bohemia and Beyond
Saturday 12 October 2022  5pm Costa Hall

Smetana Vltava (Die Moldau)
Schumann Piano concerto in A minor Op. 54
Dvořák Symphony No.9 in E Minor Op.95 ‘From the New World’

Richard Davis Conductor
Stefan Cassomenos Piano
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Fate & Destiny
Saturday 25 February 2023 3pm Costa Hall

Mendelssohn Overture ‘The Hebrides’ Op.26
Beethoven Piano concerto no.4 in G minor Op. 58
Tchaikovsky Symphony No.4 in F Minor Op.36

Richard Davis Conductor
Hoang Pham Piano
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Shall We Dance
Saturday 13 May 2023 3pm Costa Hall

Debussy Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
Saint-Saëns Danse macabre Op.40
Tchaikovsky Waltz from Eugene Onegin Op.24
Bizet Carmen Fantasy
Tchaikovsky Polonaise from Eugene Onegin Op.24
Tchaikovsky Balletsuite from Swan Lake Op.20

Mario Dobernig Conductor
Lily Bryant Flute

Elgar’s Enigma
Saturday 21 October 2023 5pm Costa Hall

Elgar ‘Cockaigne’ Overture Op.40
Elgar Cello Concerto Op.85
Elgar ‘Enigma’ Variations Op.36
Elgar Pomp & Circumstance Marches 1 & 4 Op.39

Richard Narroway Cello
Richard Davis Conductor
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Titans
Saturday 24 February 2024 5pm Costa Hall

Sibelius Finlandia
Sibelius Violin concertoBrahms Symphony No.4 Op.98

Markiyan Melnychenko Violin
Richard Davis Conductor
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Music from The Movies
Saturday 11 May 2024 5pm Costa Hall

Richard Strauss “Sunrise” from Also Sprach Zarathustra Op.30
John Williams Theme from Schindler’s List “Raiders’ March” from Raiders of The Lost Ark
Ennio Morricone “Gabriel’s Oboe” theme from The Mission
John Williams Star Wars Suite
Klaus Badelt “He’s A Pirate” from Pirates of The Caribbean
Howard Shore “In Dreams” from The Lord of The Rings
Ludwig van Beethoven “Symphony No.7 – Allegretto” from The King’s Speech
Mikis Theodorakis “Zorba’s Dance” from Zorba The Greek
John Williams Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone Suite
“Superman March” from Superman

Susan Pierotti Violin
Salvador Blasco Celda Oboe
Lee Abrahmsen Soprano
Mario Dobernig Conductor
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