Lockdown Special: Verdi, Wagner and Vine
Join us this Saturday 17 July at 7:30pm AEST as we bring you another Lockdown Special from the MSO.LIVE archive. Brighten up your lockdown with the epic majesty of Wagner’s Götterdämmerung alongside Australian composer Carl Vine's explosive First Symphony. In demand across the world for his commanding operatic performances, Stuart Skelton performs a thrilling selection of highlights from Die Walküre and Otello. One of the greatest Australian artists of today and a GRAMMY© nominee, the calibre of singing does not get higher than this. Complementing these selections is Carl Vine’s Symphony No.1 MicroSymphony, which packs the intense drama of a full symphony into twelve minutes. PROGRAM Vine Symphony No.1 Microsymphony Wagner Götterdämmerung: Dawn Music and Siegfried’s Rhine Journey Wagner Die Walküre: Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond Verdi Otello: Ballabile Verdi Otello: Niun mi tema Lehár Das Land des Lächelns: Dein ist mein ganzes Herz FEATURING Sir Andrew Davis conductor Stuart Skelton tenor Melbourne Symphony Orchestra -
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