The Omega Ensemble – Mahler’s Fourth
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The Omega Ensemble – Mahler’s Fourth

The Omega Ensemble presents an unusual and intimate performance of the  music of Mahler in the July concert of their Virtuoso Series with guest artist soprano Jane Sheldon. Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 is one of the closest to chamber music of all of Mahler’s immense output. This unique arrangement by Klaus Simon from 2007 retains Mahler’s…

The Sydney Symphony presents a Copland retrospective
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The Sydney Symphony presents a Copland retrospective

The Sydney Symphony continues its commemoration of 80 years of performing  with its tribute concerts recognising significant moments in music history.  This week, their fourth tribute concert features Aaron Copland’s Third Symphony, (For the Common Man) in a look back at the composer’s visit to Sydney in 1978. One of the most influential American composers, Copland was born in Brooklyn of Lithuanian Jewish…