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  • Olivia Chindamo

    Jazz meets orchestra when silky-toned Oliva Chindamo performs the vocal honours in a piece penned by her father, Joe Chindamo. Fantaskatto is a masterclass of scat singing, bringing improvised vocal instrumentalising to the orchestra for a unique and scintillating performance.

    Framing Joe Chinda...

  • Beethoven's ‘Eroica’

    Beethoven’s ‘Eroica’ Symphony is one of those works that never loses its ability to shock, stir and astound. It is a classic in every respect and remains as thrilling today as it was centuries ago. Legendary conductor Leonard Bernstein described its first half as ‘perhaps the two greatest movemen...

  • Chindamo's Violin Concerto performed by Emma McGrath

    Performed live as part of Beethoven's Seventh on 6 October 2023 at Federation Concert Hall, nipaluna / Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

    PROGRAM
    Joe Chindamo, Violin Concerto

    Conductor: Otto Tausk
    Violin: Emma McGrath
    Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

  • Maria Grenfell's Tarraleah

    Performed live as part of Chopin Piano Concerto on 2 September 2022 at Federation Concert Hall, nipaluna / Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

    PROGRAM
    Maria Grenfell, Tarraleah

    Conductor: Eivind Aadland
    Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

  • Schubert's Symphony No.9 'The Great'

    Franz Schubert's Symphony No 9 in C, 'Great', initially rejected for its length and complexity, finally premiered in 1839, showcasing Schubert's innovative composition with an iconic 8-bar horn theme. The symphony unfolds through a dynamic range of movements, from the intricate interplay of strin...

  • Sibelius' Symphony No 2

    Sibelius' Symphony No 2, celebrated for its fusion of lush symphonic elements, folk melodies, and bold textures, epitomizes the composer's mastery in creating an epic soundscape. From the simple yet captivating opening with a rising F#, G, A motif over a D pedal to the intense second movement mar...

  • Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No 1 Op. 23 performed by Lukáš Vondráček

    Experience the grandeur and drama of Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1, a piece initially dismissed but now beloved worldwide. Tchaikovsky previewed it with noted pianist Nikolai Rubinstein who dismissed it as ‘worthless’ and ‘unplayable’. How wrong he was! Featuring a powerful opening motif an...

  • Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 5

    Tchaikovsky’s Fifth is one of the most luscious of symphonies. It takes hold of the listener from the very first notes – a soft, slow phrase emanating from the deepest registers of the clarinet – and builds to climaxes of massive proportions. Shaping this towering symphony is Eivind Aadland, Chie...

  • Grieg's Lyric Pieces, Op 68, No 4 & 5

    Conductor Eivind Aadland has a deep familiarity with the music of fellow Norwegian Grieg and is attuned to its flourishes, nuances and beauties.

    The four movements of the Lyric Suite Op 54 by Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) began life in the early 1890s as part of the six-movement Lyric Pieces for solo...

  • Grieg's Norwegian Dances, Op 35

    Conductor Eivind Aadland has a deep familiarity with the music of fellow Norwegian Grieg and is attuned to its flourishes, nuances and beauties.

    Grieg’s Norwegian Dances were originally composed as piano 4-hand duets and were orchestrated by the Czech violinist Sitt during Grieg’s lifetime. All ...

  • Harry Sdraulig's Torrent

    Torrent, by Sydney-based composer Harry Sdraulig (born 1992), was commissioned by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and premièred in 2021. This is its first performance by the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.

    The composer writes: Torrent begins with immediate, unrelenting forward motion. Flurries disp...