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Concert 4 2017

A Night at the Opera In the final concert for the year, the orchestra enters the world of theatre to play music from opera and ballet. Joined by two solo singers, the programme includes a selection of arias, overtures, entr’actes

Posted in 2017 Season

Concert 3 2017

Youth Concerto Competition Compère: Stephen Snelleman (ABC Classic FM) Date: Sunday 17th September 2017 Time: 2.30pm Venue: Northcote Town Hall The annual Preston Symphony Orchestra Youth Concerto Competition is open to talented musicians aged 18 and under on July 1

Posted in 2017 Season

Concert 2 2017

Tchaikovsky’s Ear Date: Sunday 18th June 2017 Time: 2.30pm Venue: Preston City Hall Tchaikovsky’s music is popular throughout the world but it didn’t spring from a vacuum. In this concert, the orchestra will play works by composers who influenced Tchaikovsky:

Posted in 2017 Season

Concert 1 2017

Lights! Camera! Action! Music and film have been partners since the start of cinema – join us to celebrate that collaboration. Programme includes: Star Wars suite Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows suite Themes from the TV series Rush and

Posted in 2017 Season

Concert 4 2016

With Victoria Chorale. Sunday 4 December

Posted in 2016 Season

Enoch Fan

Enoch Fan, 15 years old, started learning violin at the age of 6 with Tatiana Chudnovskaya. He passed his AMusA with Distinction in 2013, and LMusA with Distinction in 2015. He has played twice as soloist with the Melbourne Opera

Posted in Concerts, Youth Concerto Contestant

Hayley Witmore

Hayley, 17, is a student at the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School. She began her study of the Double Bass at 11 years of age, and since then she has been completing these studies under Emma Sullivan. In

Posted in 2016 Season, Concerts, News, Youth Concerto Contestant

Michael Nguyen

Michael started learning the piano at the age of 4 years. He currently studies piano with Glenn Riddle and is a student at the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School in Southbank. At a young age, Michael played the

Posted in 2016 Season, Concerts, Youth Concerto Contestant

Clare Juan

Clare Juan began studying piano at the age of four. At the age of 11 she was awarded a music scholarship to Camberwell Girls Grammar School. That same year she began her piano studies with her current piano teacher, Rita

Posted in 2016 Season, News, Youth Concerto Contestant

Charlotte Miles

Charlotte Miles is 13 years old and studies cello with David Berlin, Principal Cellist of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. She completed her AMEB Licentiate Diploma with distinction at the age of 12. Charlotte has performed as a soloist at Carnegie

Posted in 2016 Season, Concerts, News, Youth Concerto Contestant