Symphony

MetSO Autumn Concert

Sunday 19 March, 3PMTaryn Fiebig Concert Hall, Churchlands SHS Featuring Tina Algeri performing the Grieg Piano Concerto, Dvorak Symphony No. 8, and a performance of Ben Clapton’s Karrinyup Fanfare, conducted by Bruce Herriman. Details from the MetSO Website.

On This Day – January 15

Today we look at an Italian composer, organist, choirmaster and teacher that was highly regarded by younger composers such as Johann Christian Bach. His works have been described similar to that of Haydn’s, but he denied such influence. Associated with the formation of the concert symphony and the use of thematic development, his works have …

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On This Day – January 13

Russia, 1944. World War II is still raging, and Sergei Prokofiev is in a safe haven run by the Soviet Union. It has been 14 years since his last symphony, but his has been busy in that time. We have the famous Lieutenant Kije, Romeo and Juliet, Peter and the Wolf, the 3 War Sonatas, …

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