Melbourne Youth Orchestra: Homages

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Melbourne Youth Orchestra presents a program of homages by great German composers.

Melbourne Youth Orchestra continues its fiftieth birthday celebrations with a program of homages by great German composers.

The program opens with R. Strauss’ striking Vienna Philharmonic Fanfare, a work for large brass ensemble and timpani. Directed by guest conductor and MYO alumnus Paul Fitzsimon, the program continues with Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber, a colourful, exciting work loved by audiences.

Closing the program is Brahms’ Violin Concerto in D major. Dedicated to the violinist Joseph Joachim and composed in homage to Beethoven, it will be performed by soloist and MYO alumnus Michael Brooks Reid

Melbourne Youth Orchestras has brought Victoria’s finest young musicians together since 1967.

Presented by Melbourne Youth Orchestras

PROGRAM

Richard Strauss
Vienna Philharmonic Overture, TrV 248

Paul Hindemith
Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber

Interval

Johannes Brahms
Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77

ARTISTS

Paul Fitzsimon, Guest Conductor
Michael Brooks Reid, violin
Melbourne Youth Orchestra

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