The Met Wind Ensemble performs D’Indy, Beethoven and Mozart
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The Met Wind Ensemble performs D’Indy, Beethoven and Mozart

It’s a treat for lovers of wind music when the principal wind musicians of The Metropolitan Orchestra gather to present the orchestra’s final “Indy Series” chamber music concert for 2012, featuring the music of D’Indy, Beethoven and Mozart. D’Indy’s (1851 – 1931) Chansons et danses, op 50 is a turn of the century Wagner inspired septet for the…

Saint-Saëns, Mendelssohn and Montgomery from the Metropolitan Orchestra
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Saint-Saëns, Mendelssohn and Montgomery from the Metropolitan Orchestra

Cellist Patrick Murphy     Cellist Patrick Murphy joins the Metropolitan Orchestra (TMO), conducted by Sarah-Grace Williams, for its September MET series concerts in North Sydney and Balmain, performing Camille Saint-Saëns’ much loved Cello Concerto No 1 in A minor, opus 33. Although his first concerto for cello, Saint-Saëns was already an experienced composer of the larger orchestral form, having already written four…

David Helfgott Shines with the Metropolitan Orchestra
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David Helfgott Shines with the Metropolitan Orchestra

A genius is born not made and when genius is dished out it can be the sunny side of an endowment inextricably linked with darker shadows which set the individual apart from the rest of us in ways that are both blessed and cursed. The extraordinarily gifted pianist David Helfgott has thrilled and intrigued audiences, and…