GippslandMAOWEB

Russian Spectacular

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 29 Sep 2013
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Location
Auditorium, Monash Gippsland Campus

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Venue The Auditorium

 Presented by MAPAGippsland

Pärt Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten
Shostakovich Symphony No.1 in F minor
Plus compositions for ten brass performed by the Monash Brass Ensemble

Monash Academy Orchestra
Monash Brass Ensemble
Fabian Russell
conductor

Shostakovich’s first symphony was a tremendous success from its premiere, and is still considered today as one of Shostakovich’s finest works. It displays a characteristic combination of liveliness and wit on the one hand, and drama and tragedy on the other.

The transparent and chamber-like orchestration is in quite a contrast to the complex and sophisticated Mahlerian orchestrations found in many of his later symphonies, and the assurance with which the composer imagines, then realizes large-scale structure, is as impressive as his vigor and freshness of gesture.

Ticket Prices
FREE. Please book in advance.

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Venue
Auditorium, Monash Gippsland Campus, Churchill

Running Time
Approximately 95 minutes including a twenty minute interval

http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/mapa/events/russian-spectacular/