Paul Rissmann - Creative Director
Benjamin Northey - Conductor
Strauss - Also Sprach Zarathustra
Beethoven - Symphony No.6 'Pastoral' - 1st Movement
Paul Grabowsky - Cythera
Penderecki - Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima
Stravinsky - Firebird: Suite (excerpts)
In this exciting concert for secondary schools, Paul Rissmann will guide your students through a musical landscape inspired by the elements and music by Strauss, Beethoven, Grabowsky, Penderecki and Stravinsky. Using on-screen projection and the full-forces of the ASO, this concert will uncover key musical concepts, highlight excerpts in the scores and include a thrilling performance of each work.
This enriching concert experience will open students’ ears and minds to the exciting possibilities within the orchestra and the sheer power of music.
Suitable Yr 9-12
Curriculum links: Music, Performing Arts, History