Percy Grainger Youth Orchestra – Dreams and Nightmares

Percy Grainger Youth Orchestra

Presented by Melbourne Youth Orchestras


Music to stir the subconscious, haunt your dreams and fuel your nightmares.

The Percy Grainger Youth Orchestra explores music of fear and fantasy in a program that walks the line between the evocatively haunting and the Conjuring.

19th Century Composers and writers drew from the rich source of horrifying folk and fairy tales to create enduring works of fiction and music of huge energy and visceral power. Bring holy water, wear garlic, or come with your favourite group of vampires. Join the Percy Grainger Youth Orchestra in a program for musical thrill seekers. Listen with your eyes closed…. if you dare.

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Melbourne Youth Wind Symphony

Giacomo Puccini
‘La Tregenda’ from Le Villi – The Witches Sabbath

Ralph Vaughan Williams
Norfolk Rhapsody No.1 in E minor

Elena Kats-Chernin
Flute Concerto – ‘Night and now’, Movement 1

Antonin Dvorak
The Noonday Witch

Modest Mussorgsky
Night on Bald Mountain


Mark Shiell – Percy Grainger Youth Orchestra
Rick Keenan – Melbourne Youth Wind Symphony


This production is part of the following series: