Season Finale

  • DATE

    Friday 30th November, 2018. 7:30PM
  • VENUE

    Robert Blackwood Hall
    49 Scenic Boulevard
    Monash University
    Clayton, VIC
  • TICKETS

    $59 - $99
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Season Finale

Markus Stenz | Maxim Vengerov

Presented by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Markus Stenz conductor
Maxim Vengerov violin

Wagner Parsifal: Prelude and Transformation Music
Shostakovich Violin Concerto No.1
Stravinsky The Rite of Spring

 

Join us for a spectacular Finale to our season. Master-violinist Maxim Vengerov returns to Melbourne with his 1727 Stradivarius to perform Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No.1.

Vengerov is renowned for his legendary recording of this hauntingly beautiful piece, don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear it live. To top it all off MSO’s former Chief Conductor Markus Stenz will conduct Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring: the ballet that changed music and dance forever.

‘Melbourne itself is quite extraordinary – so colourful and there’s this big element of culture which makes it so interesting. Music is my life partner. Because of music I became a more sensitive person that has allowed me to be more sensitive to other people. Music forces you to listen to yourself and to others. In life, when I work hard I am more sensitive to other people’s opinion and needs. Life becomes a richer experience.’ Maxim Vengerov.

 

Running Time

Approximately one hour and forty-five minutes including an interval.

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