Famously penned for Napoleon Bonaparte (and then furiously revoked), the heroism of Beethoven’s third symphony is more than symbolic of any political figure or even the composer himself. The true triumph of this piece is in the reflection of raw human nature, in all its tragedy and glory. PROGRAM BEETHOVEN Symphony No.3 Eroica Jaime Martín, conductor
Beyond the Score: Birds of Paradise
Explore the intertwined relationship between birdsong and music and the wellspring of creativity it offers with Genevieve Lacey.
Genevieve Lacey: Birds of Paradise
Genevieve Lacey celebrates the simple sweetness of birdsong, following its musical influence from Baroque to modern day.
WATA: A gathering for songmen, improvising soloists, and orchestra
The power of music to connect all people has never been more present or important than in this collaboration with First Nations songmen and the Australian Art Orchestra.
Rautavaara: Angel of Light
Let the lush strings of Finnish composer Rautavaara sweep you up in a program inspired by dreams and hope for the future.
Beyond the Score: WATA
Delve into the connections between First Nations culture, orchestral music, jazz, and improvisation that fuel Paul Grabowsky's powerful collaboration: WATA.
Recorded live at the Bowl comes a jazz infused program led by Benjamin Northey featuring the world premiere of Vanessa Perica’s Love is a Temporary Madness.