As part of the Arts Learning Festival, we’re celebrating the work of Victorian instrumental music teachers by creating the ADO Arts Learning Festival Orchestra.
Teacher musicians from all Victorian schools – Independent, Catholic and government will be performing in this event on the final day of the festival, Sunday 7 May at 3.00 pm.
The concert includes two major orchestral works written for children. These Australian premiere performances will also be live streamed to a worldwide audience.
Conductor: Kevin Purcell
Susan KANDER Miranda’s Waltz for narrator and orchestra (Story by Mary Hall Surface), Australian premiere
Elmer BERNSTEIN To Kill A Mockingbird (suite)
From the luminescent 1962 film-score to Harper Lee’s iconic novel
Guest Conductor: John Ferguson (Director of Music, Scotch College)
Anthony PICCOLO Imaginary Symphony No. 1 for orchestra and unison children’s chorus, Australian premiere