For those with an advanced level of music knowledge. Engage in the full concert hall experience and enjoy the power of the full symphonic repertoire and internationally renowned conductors and soloists.
Conductor Diego Matheuz
Soloist Marie-Pierre Langlamet, harp
Ginastera Concerto for Harp and Orchestra
Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet Suite
Ginastera’s Concerto illustrates the harp’s rich versatility as a sound-maker. Musically, the score shifts between tunefulness and dissonance while blistering rhythms alternate with rhapsodic interludes. The first and third movements draw from the Argentinian ‘Malambo’, a visceral gaucho dance noted for foot stamping. Listen for the sound pictures in Prokofiev’s sweeping Romeo and Juliet Suite originally conceived as a ballet. Theatrical, the romantic score is studded with musical imagery - sword fights, Romeo’s skittish puppy and plush melodies portraying the tragic lovers.
Years 9 - 12
For those with an advanced knowledge of music and a desire to learn.
Cross Curriculum Priorities
Links to Other Learning
The Arts, Health and Physical Education, Literacy, Numeracy, SOSE, Languages
Key General Capabilities
Literacy, Numeracy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Intercultural Understanding, Ethical Understanding
Music – Australian Curriculum
Levels: Years 7 and 8, 9 and 10, Senior Music and Music extension
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