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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra with Garrick Ohlsson

Friday, October 18, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
Garrick Ohlsson, piano

Adult: $49, $55, $65
Student: $25
Youth: $25


Ravel Ma Mère L’Oye
     (Mother Goose)
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4
Sculthorpe Earth Cry
Stravinsky Firebird Suite

Join us for a pre-concert lecture on the program by Kristjon Imperio in Washburn Hall at 7:00 PM. Free and open to all ticket-holders

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra is a leading cultural figure in the Australian arts landscape, bringing the best in orchestral music and passionate performance to a diverse audience across the nation and around the world.

Each year the MSO engages with more than 5 million people through live concerts, TV, radio and online broadcasts, international and regional tours, recordings and education programs.

Under the spirited leadership of Chief Conductor, Sir Andrew Davis, the MSO attracts great artists from around the globe; including Anne-Sophie Mutter, Lang Lang, Renee Fleming and Thomas Hampson, while bringing Melbourne’s finest musicians to the world through tours to China, Indonesia, Europe and the United States.

The nation’s first professional orchestra, the MSO has been the sound of the city of Melbourne since 1906. The MSO was the first Australian orchestra to perform overseas (1965) and the first to debut at Carnegie Hall (1970).

Joining the MSO is one of the world’s leading exponents of the music of Frédéric Chopin, Garrick Ohlsson. The legendary American pianist has at his command more than 80 concertos and is revered around the world for his masterful performances of the works of Chopin, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert. Here he performs Beethoven’s adored Piano Concerto No.4.

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About Garrick Ohlsson:
“…a vigourous, crisp and clear performance without a trace of Romantic excess.”

—October 11, 2018

The New York Times

Garrick Ohlsson


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Harry Wilson



Friday, October 18, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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