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Americana

When:

Sun 24 Mar 2013, 2:30pm–4:30pm

Where: Robert Blackwood Hall - Monash University, Wellington Rd, Clayton, Victoria

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

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Listed by: natasha32

Dvořák - Symphony No.9 in E minor Op.95, From the New World
Ives - The Unanswered Question
Stravinsky - Ebony Concerto
Bernstein - Prelude, Fugue and Riffs
Ellington - Harlem

Fabian Russell - Conductor
David Griffiths - Clarinet
Monash Academy Orchestra
Monash University Big Band

A distinct American voice is imbued in this program, which features works by Charles Ives, Igor Stravinsky, and Antonín Dvořák. The influence of jazz is strong, with works by Leonard Bernstein and Duke Ellington in particular pointing to the union of jazz and classical music.

This performance will feature both the Monash Academy Orchestra and the Monash University Big Band, in an exciting collaboration exploring integration of classical and contemporary performance.