AUTHOR: Classic Melbourne

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MCO launches 2020 Melbourne season

12th September, 2019

On 11 September, Melbourne Chamber Orchestra launched its 2020 Melbourne season. Season program highlights include: Performances of Vivaldi and Giuliani concertos with guitarist Slava Grigoryan Performances of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No 3 (with Aura Go) and Romance No 1 (with William Hennessy) in celebration of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth Vivaldi’s Four Seasons with…Read More

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The Production Company announces final curtain call

12th September, 2019

Jeanne Pratt AC, founder and Chairman of The Production Company, announced that after 21 years and 65 musicals, her company will present its final musical in May 2020. “I started the company in 1999 to stimulate the industry, create opportunities for local talent and produce quality entertainment at affordable prices. It has succeeded beyond my…Read More

Music in the Round

16th August, 2019

Long a favourite on the annual classical music calendar, Music in the Round returns  to Abbotsford Convent on Sunday  8 September, with a day-long program of renowned musicians performing intimate concerts in stunning heritage surrounds. For the first time this year, audiences can experience classical music in the North Magdalen Laundry, an evocative new venue laden…Read More

Individuals meet at Opera for One

Opera Australia makes friends

6th May, 2019

It isn’t a new production, although there are definite plot possibilities for aspiring librettists! Sydney has tried and embraced Opera Australia’s initiative, and now, this season, it is coming to Melbourne.  It is called Opera for One, but it in fact is more about finding companions to share the opera with.  A recent press release…Read More