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October 2019

Requiem for a Duck

October 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
St Paul’s Cathedral, Cnr. Flinders and Swanston St.s
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Requiem for a duck   Peter and the Wolf & Gounod Requiem  5pm 12 October 2019  St Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne  Victoria Chorale and the Art of Sound Orchestra  Mario Dobernig Conductor  Ayako Ohtake Soprano  Juel Riggall   Mezzo Soprano   Jiacheng Ding   Tenor Jack Stephens Baritone    Gounod’s wonderful Requiem, composed after his grandson died at four, converts deep private sorrow into great melody and sustained reflection.    It’s the Soviet young person’s guide to the orchestra. Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf has been a favourite ever since its first performance in 1936. Our fabulous narrator, Mairi Nicolson from ABC Classic, will add to the program’s delight. Don’t tell…

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