MELBOURNE COFFEE CONCERTS SERIES 2017
THE CONSORT OF MELBOURNE: SYMPHONY IN SONG
STEVEN HODGSON DIRECTOR
Melbourne’s elite professional vocal ensemble brings 12 voices to the inviting acoustics of the Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, in a unique program built around astounding arrangements for choir of symphonic and orchestral favourites. Lush re-imaginings of music by Debussy, Mahler, Barber and Elgar put the precision, power and rich vocal blend of the Consort of Melbourne on vivid display.
MAHLER Urlicht from Symphony no 2 (arr Clytus Gottwald)
MONTEVERDI Lamento d’Ariana
ELGAR Nimrod from Enigma Variations (arr John Cameron)
HAYDN Genesis from The Creation (arr Clytus Gottwald)
DEBUSSY Nuages from Trois Nocturnes (arr Steven Hodgson)
BACH Singet dem Herrn BWV 225
BARBER Adagio for strings (arr Samuel Barber)
ABOUT COFFEE CONCERTS
Our morning concert series, presented in Sydney and Melbourne, featuring performances by leading Australian and international classical ensemble artists, including pre-concert tea, coffee and cake.