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Concerts and Chamber Series

2018 Chamber music series

Classical delights and romantic treasures: there is something for every music lover in Orchestra Victoria’s 2018 Chamber Music Series. Join our exceptional orchestral musicians for an engaging series of concerts in South Melbourne and Healesville.

With repertoire spanning the baroque era to the 21st century, including classical favourites like Mendelssohn’s exuberant Octet for Strings, musical highlights for brass ensemble and Latin American flamenco-inspired works, the season is sure to delight new audiences and connoisseurs alike.

After each performance, we invite you to stay and meet the musicians and enjoy light refreshments. 

Venues
St. Luke's Church
210 Dorcas Street
South Melbourne, Victoria

The Memo
235 Maroondah Hwy
Healesville, Victoria

McAuley Hall, Sacred Heart College
Retreat Road
Newtown, Victoria
May performance only

Summer Winds

Enjoy a French entrée before the program’s main course: Mozart’s Serenade No. 11 in E-flat Major. In its five movements of contrasting character and style, this work demonstrates the rich and diverse colours of the woodwind family.

SOUTH MELBOURNE 8 DECEMBER, 5PM

HEALESVILLE 9 DECEMBER, 2PM

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Fandango

This firey and passionate Spanish-infused program features Boccherini’s “Fandango” guitar quintet, performed by renowned Italian guitarist Massimo Scattolin and Orchestra Victoria’s wonderful string players.

SOUTH MELBOURNE 17 FEBRUARY 5PM

HEALESVILLE 18 FEBRUARY 2PM

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Child Prodigies

The string players of Orchestra Victoria invite you to explore the brilliant, youthful works of Mendelssohn, Ginastera and Schubert.

With Mendelssohn’s exuberant Octet as its centrepiece, this program of works written during the composers’ teenage years demonstrates their genius, influences and distinct compositional styles.

*SPECIAL PERFORMANCE* GEELONG 18 MAY, 7.30PM
McAuley Hall, Sacred Heart College

SOUTH MELBOURNE 19 MAY, 5PM

HEALESVILLE 20 MAY, 2PM

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August Brass

The redoubtable brass players of Orchestra Victoria present a program to please nearly all musical tastes. Join them as they stroll through three centuries of engaging repertoire that showcases the broad abilities of the brass family.

SOUTH MELBOURNE 25 AUGUST, 5PM

HEALESVILLE 26 AUGUST, 2PM

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The Mighty Seven

In 1800, Beethoven completed his extraordinary Septet. Dedicated to the Empress Maria Theresa, Beethoven poured his extraordinary talent into this composition, creating a chamber music work with the substance of a symphony. 

Join the musicians of Orchestra Victoria and experience this compelling piece in an intimate setting.

Program:
Beethoven - Septet in E-flat Major, Op.20

SOUTH MELBOURNE 13 OCTOBER, 5PM

HEALESVILLE 14 OCTOBER, 2PM

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