Get your ticket to Melbourne Cello Festival's opening concert
2017 Melbourne Cello Festival
25 September - 1 October
The Melbourne Conservatorium of Music is offering five double passes to the Melbourne Cello Festival’s opening concert Duos on Tuesday 26 September.
Join them as distinguished cellists from around Australia and overseas present the highest calibre of classical music in a variety of concerts, including solo cello performances, duos, recitals, chamber music, new music and large ensemble concerts – including the much-loved “CelloXtravaganza!” gala performance. This is a treat for all music lovers.
- Sonata No. 10 in G Major (for 2 cellos), Jean-Baptiste Barrière (1707-1747). Performed by Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi and Edith Salzmann (cellos).
- Selections from "44 Duos for 2 Violins", Béla Bartók (1881-1945). Performed by Inbal Megiddo and Howard Penny (cellos).
- Selections from "10 Duos for 2 Cellos, Op. 53", Reinhold Glière (1875-1956). Performed by Howard Penny and Alvin Wong (cellos).
- Suite for 2 Cellos and Piano, Gian Carlo Menotti (1911-2007). Performed by Edith Salzmann and Inbal Megiddo (cellos) and Caroline Almonte (piano).
- Duetto for Cello and Double Bass, Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868). Performed by Alvin Wong (cello) and Rob Nairn (double bass).
- William Tell Overture, Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868). Performed by Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, Edith Salzmann, Inbal Megiddo, Howard Penny, Alvin Wong and Molly Kadarauch (cellos), and Rob Nairn (double bass).
The Festival’s first evening concert features guest artists in pairs presenting duos by Rossini, Menotti, Gliere, Bartók and Barriere.
Thanks to the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, Melbourne Alumni e-News has five double passes to give away to 'Duos' on Tuesday 26 September. For your chance to win a double pass, simply log in and answer the following question here by close of business on Wednesday 20 September.
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Tuesday 26 September, 7.00pm
Melba Hall, Royal Parade
The University of Melbourne, Parkville (map)
$40 full/$30 students per concert. Festival Pass: $200 full/$160 students.