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Fri 1 Aug 2014, 7:30pm–9:30pm

Where: Deakin Edge Theatre, Federation Square, Cnr Flinders and Swanston Streets, Melbourne CBD, Victoria

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Standard (start from): $59.00
  • Under-40s: $40.00
  • Additional fees may apply

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Celebrate the brilliance of the Baroque and Classic eras

The story of the Farewell Symphony is the stuff of musical legend. Frustrated with Prince Nikolaus Esterhazy's drawn-out stay at his summer palace, Haydn composed a fiery new symphony with a strong musical hint: in the final movement, the musicians gradually left the stage, until only two remained. The prince got the message: the court returned to the city the very next day.

Young bassoonist Jack Schiller is a remarkable talent whose passionate musicality has already won him many fans. He joins MCO for this concert to perform Mozart's Bassoon Concerto, a rarely-heard gem with which he recently made his debut with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.

Corelli - Concerto Grosso in F major Op. 6 No. 2
Brescianello - Symphony in C Major Op. 1 No. 3
Mozart - Concerto for Bassoon K191
Telemann - Concerto in D major for four solo violins
Haydn - Symphony No. 45 in F sharp minor "Farewell"

Jack Schiller - Bassoon
William Hennessy - Director