Masters Orchestral music on a grand scale with symphonies, concertos and other large-scale works performed by distinguished conductors and renowned soloists.

Family Classics Hour-long concerts of popular classics for children, younger listeners and people on the go.

Show Time Glamour and glitz with opera highlights and favourites from musicals.

Matinee Full-length concerts of orchestral classics on a Friday or Saturday afternoon.

Marko Letonja – Dvorak, Stravinsky, Edwards

7:30pm Friday 15 Feb 2013 | Venues

DVORAK Symphony No 8

EDWARDS Water Spirit Song

EDWARDS Tyalgum Mantras

STRAVINSKY The Firebird - Suite (1919)

Marko Letonja teams up with didjeridu virtuoso William Barton for Ross Edwards’ Tyalgum Mantras, a trance-like meditation performed here in a special arrangement for the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra. Stravinsky’s colourful Firebird Suite and Dvořák’s Symphony No 8 draw from Russian and Bohemian folk traditions while at the same time upholding the distinctive sound worlds of their respective composers. As always at our season-opener concerts, complimentary sparkling wine will be served at interval. Join us!

Pre-Concert talk.  Join Dr Margaret Lindley in the Federation Concert Hall from 6:30 to 6:50pm.

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