3MBS Marathon Concert 7 – Celebrate

3MBS Marathon

Presented by 3MBS Melbourne 103.5FM


Firebird Trio together with MCO and Ensemble Anja & Zlatna unite for the 3MBS Marathon.

Firebird Trio brings to life the Spanish-flavoured fantasia by Cassadó, a work full of bravura and colour with spicy harmonies and catchy rhythms. Melbourne Chamber Orchestra directed by Sophie Rowell presents a fabulous program of luscious string music and an incredible day of celebration is wrapped up with Ensemble Anja & Zlatna in a program of Balkan folk songs guaranteed to finish the TOGETHER Marathon with a smile.

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Firebird Trio

Curt Thompson violin
Josephine Vains cello
Rhodri Clarke piano

Melbourne Chamber Orchestra directed by Sophie Rowell

Ensemble Anja & Zlatna
Aleksandra (Anja) Acker artistic Director, voice, percussion
Kirsty Morphett voice, percussion
Donald Nicolson harpsichord
Ryan Williams recorders
Andrew Tanner acoustic bass
Tim Nikolsky guitar


Gaspar Cassadó
Piano Trio in C (1926)

Margaret Sutherland
Concerto for Strings

Antonin Dvořák
Serenade for Strings in E Op.22

Dance Me ‘til the End of Night!

Traditional Serbian
Ruse Kose

Traditional Macedonian
Belo Lice

Traditional Serbian
Vranjanski Čoček

Romani Russian