The Titan

Ensemble Liaison

Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Ensemble Liaison


Concert Postponed: The Titan

Due to ongoing restrictions, we regret to advise that Ensemble Liaison’s The Titan on Tuesday 7 September has been postponed. We are working with the artists to find a new date.

Ticketholders can either retain their current ticket for the rescheduled concert, or receive a refund through their original point of purchase. If you have any questions or concerns about this concert postponement, please contact our Ticketing Services team at

Event details

Australia’s leading chamber musicians transform Mahler’s masterful Symphony No.1. Regarded as a national treasure, Ensemble Liaison is internationally acclaimed for its spellbinding performances, innovative programs and brilliant collaborations with leading artists, such as violinists Nemanja Radulović, Anthony Marwood and Ray Chen. Now in its 16th season, Ensemble Liaison continues to make magic, presenting thrilling concerts with Australia’s finest artists.

About the concert

Ensemble Liaison teams up with talented young musicians from the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) for Mahler’s majestic Symphony No.1, ‘The Titan’, in a unique chamber arrangement for 16 solo instruments by Klaus Simon. With its staggering range and provocative juxtaposition of material, Mahler’s work redefined what a symphony could be, branding him as a genius composer of vision and daring. In addition to this masterpiece, Ensemble Liaison also presents the world premiere of a new trio by one of Australia’s leading composers, Paul Stanhope.

‘Ensemble Liaison’s artistry is so attuned to animated and songful gestures … the musicians are supremely refined.’ Gramophone (U.K.)

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Ensemble Liaison
David Griffiths clarinet
Svetlana Bogosavljevic cello
Timothy Young piano

Kristian Winther violin


Paul Stanhope
new work

Gustav Mahler – arr. Klaus Simon
Symphony No.1 in D, ‘Titan’


This production is part of the following series:

Southbank Series 2021

Melbourne Recital Centre’s Southbank Series brings talented artists from across Australia to Melbourne for audiences to enjoy in the best place to hear.