AMPAG, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Melbourne Symphony Orchestra:Metropolis New Music Festival

Metropolis New Music Festival

May 2017

Thu 04 

07:30 PM

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Melbourne Recital Centre

SouthbankVIC

 
 

Ancient instruments reveal alternate musical dimensions in new works and world premieres during this Metropolis New Music Festival performance.

METROPOLIS NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL

In 2017, the Metropolis New Music Festival examines the intricacies and dichotomies of the old and the new. Join us on a journey of discovery as we explore a wealth of contemporary new music with classic instruments of the past. Presented in association with the Melbourne Recital Centre.

Thursday 4 May

METROPOLIS #1

Melbourne Recital Centre

Brett Kelly conductor

Mahan Esfahani harpsichord/director

Erik Bosgraaf recorder

Joseph Tawadros oud

Monteverdi/Kats-Chernin Prologue and Toccata fromOrfeo

Tawadros Oud Concerto WORLD PREMIERE

Boulez Dialogue de l’Ombre Double

Dean Carlo

Kats-Chernin Harpsichord Concerto WORLD PREMIERE

Ancient instruments reveal alternate musical dimensions in new works and world premieres during this Metropolis New Music Festival performance.

Saturday 6 May

METROPOLIS #2

Melbourne Recital Centre

Brett Kelly conductor

Mahan Esfahani harpsichord/director

Erik Bosgraaf recorder

Joseph Tawadros oud

Ligeti Passacaglia ungherese

Bach Harpsichord Concerto No.6

Jeths Recorder Concerto AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

Vivaldi Lute Concerto (trans. for oud)

Meredith Origami Songs AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

In the MSO’s final concert from the 2017 Metropolis New Music Festival, the oud, the harpsichord and the recorder receive a modern-day makeover from internationally acclaimed masters of contemporary music.