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MELBOURNE

MELBOURNE

HAMER HALL, ARTS CENTRE MELBOURNE

Stravinsky – ‘The Rite of Spring’.
Mahler – ‘Symphony No. 1′.

WEDNESDAY 2ND OCTOBER 2013 @ 8pm
FRIDAY 4TH OCTOBER 2013 @ 8pm

With a conducting career that has spanned more than half a century, Zubin Mehta needs no introduction. He will grace Hamer Hall in Melbourne once more in 2013, conducting over two dates in October that promise to be a musical feast. Don’t miss your chance for tickets—click through for more details.

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SYDNEY

SYDNEY

CONCERT HALL, SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE

Stravinsky – ‘The Rite of Spring’.
Mahler – ‘Symphony No. 1′.

THURSDAY 3RD OCTOBER 2013 @ 8pm


The only thing that measures up to seeing Maestro Zubin Mehta play at Hamer Hall in Melbourne is watching him under the iconic roof of the Sydney Opera House. For one night only in October 2013, Sydney-siders are in for a treat. Don’t miss out on your chance to purchase tickets—this one is going to be spectacular.

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OTHER EVENTS

In conversation with Maestro Mehta

In conversation with Maestro Mehta

Maestro Mehta has conducted the cream of the world’s celebrated orchestras including the Berlin and Vienna Philharmonics as well as conducting the historic Three Tenors in their inaugural performance in Rome. In 1981, Zubin Mehta was appointed Music Director of the Israel Philharmonic for life in recognition of his dedication to the Orchestra.

Join Maestro Mehta for an In Conversation on October 2nd at 6pm to hear his story.

This In Conversation will be hosted by Michael Shmith.

Michael Shmith is a senior writer and opera critic for The Age, Melbourne. He is a former arts editor of the paper. His books include a biography of Gustav Mahler. In 2000, he presented a nine-part series on opera, Why Sing?, for ABC Television.

Following the In Conversation with Maestro Zubin Mehta he will conduct the remarkable Australian World Orchestra. The program will include Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring and Mahler’s 1st Symphony (“Titan”).

Masterclass Programme

Masterclass Programme

A series of Masterclasses were held throughout NSW and Victoria (including regional areas) during 2013 and featured a variety of instruments including double-bass, oboe, bassoon, horn, harp, violin, viola, flute, trumpet, trombone and percussion.

It is the aim of the AWO to introduce a series of Chamber Music Concerts in 2013 consisting of AWO members performing trios, quartets and quintets running up to the concert series in October.

Chamber Music Concerts

Chamber Music Concerts

The Australian World Orchestra (AWO) is a project that should make every Australian proud. It celebrates the best of what the country produces in classical music talent and pulls them together from all over the world to create remarkable musical events.

To enjoy the sounds of the AWO all year round, we perform a series of Chamber Music Concerts all around Australia.

Watch this space for our 2014 program