Full to the brim with infectious vitality, Mendelssohn’s Octet is one of the true life-affirming pinnacles of Western music.
Practically inventing the genre of a work for eight strings, the work of the 16-year-old child genius has never been bettered.
Join Melbourne Chamber Orchestra’s flagship chamber ensemble for a performance of Mendelssohn’s octet, matched with Brahms’ tender Sextet No.1 and a new octet by contemporary classical British composer Douglas Weiland.
Presented by Melbourne Chamber Orchestra
Winterreise for string octet
Octet in E-flat Op.20
Sextet No.1 in B-flat Op.18
Musicians of Australian Octet
This production is part of the following series:
Melbourne Chamber Orchestra is the heart of chamber music in Australia’s chamber music capital.
Sunday 1 October 2017 2.30pm
Duration: 2 hours (incl. interval)
Premium $106 ($95 Concession)
A reserve $85 ($74 Concession)
B reserve $63 ($52 Concession)
C reserve $42 ($35 Concession)
B & C reserves $40
All reserves $30
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