Journey on the Orient Express

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Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Markiyan & Oksana Melnychenko

Details

Ukrainian-Australian mother-son duo Markiyan and Oksana Melnychenko perform great violin and piano masterpieces.

Recitals by the duo present the highest standard of musical artistry, brimming with the artists’ passionate joy for sharing great music.

About this concert

The legendary Orient Express train has served as a source of inspiration and fascination ever since it first began operating in 1883. Come aboard and join Markiyan & Oksana Melnychenko for a musical journey, tracing the original route from Istanbul to Paris via Bucharest, Budapest, Vienna and Munich. Enjoy a sampling of the local culture at every stop, starting with Ottoman Janissary bands, stopping by village weddings for a dance, or two, and finally arriving at an elegant, turn of the century Parisian salon.

In line with the advice of health authorities and Victoria’s circuit-breaker lockdown, this concert has been rescheduled to Thursday 15 July.

COVID Safety

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ARTISTS

Markiyan Melnychenko violin
Oksana Melnychenko piano

PROGRAM

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Violin Concerto No.5 in A, K.219 – III. Rondeau

Béla Bartók
Romanian Folk Dances, Sz.56

Johannes Brahms – arr. J. Joachim
Hungarian Dances, WoO 1, No.7 & No.2

Fritz Kreisler
Three Old Viennese Dances
1. Liebesfreud
2. Liebesleid

Robert Schumann
Sonata for Violin & Piano No.1 in A minor, Op.105

Camille Saint-Saëns
Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso in A minor, Op.28

Series

This production is part of the following series:

Local Heroes 2021

Now in its tenth year, Melbourne Recital Centre’s Local Heroes series brings together Melbourne’s best artists in a year-long festival of chamber music.

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