Kit Millais

Performer · Band Leader · Educator

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Australian Discovery Orchestra- Discover Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Symphony No. 8 in D minor
May
19
2:00 PM14:00

Australian Discovery Orchestra- Discover Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Symphony No. 8 in D minor

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.”

Carl Edward Sagan (1934-1996)

Atoms of Silence

Andrián Pertout (1963 – )
(Commissioned by Julian Burnside AO QC)
Australian work – world premiere performance

Symphony No. 8 in D Minor

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872- 1958)
(ed. David Lloyd Jones)

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Undercurrents @TheLivingPavilion
May
13
2:30 PM14:30

Undercurrents @TheLivingPavilion

Undercurrents is a classical music performance that explores the tension between the built environment and the natural tension between the natural movements of water and nature. The title piece Undercurrents by Thea Rossen is a mass work for Melbourne Conservatorium staff and students created for the Living Pavilion festival featuring the Federation Bells on loan from Museum Victoria. It is inspired by the story of Bouverie Creek, the built environment which now obscures it, and the eels that continue to use this hidden waterway as a migratory route through the campus. The concert further explores these themes through contemporary works by Australian and American composers performed by staff, students and guests of Melbourne Conservation of Music. Performers featured include Carla Blackwood, Joel Brennan, Don Immel, Peter Neville, Thomas D’Ath and special guests Thea Rossen, Jesse Deane and Zela Papageorgiou.

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Frozen Heat: The Music of Dai Fujikura
Apr
17
7:30 PM19:30

Frozen Heat: The Music of Dai Fujikura

  • Hanson Dyer Hall, The Ian Potter Southbank Centre (map)
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As one of the leading voices of his generation, Japanese-born Dai Fujikura's music has been performed by a host of leading ensembles and soloists all around the world. This program features a brand new work written for the Conservatorium's very own Ensemble Three, as well as works for percussion and mixed ensemble. It is our great honour to have Mr Fujikura join us for this performance and a post-concert Q&A.

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