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2019 Event 1: Discover Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Symphony No. 8 in D minor

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known”

Carl Edward Sagan (1934-1996)

The Australian Discovery Orchestra’s 2019 season kicks off with an exploration of Ralph Vaughan Williams’ sublime late orchestral masterpiece, the Symphony No. 8 in D minor in the new critical edition by David Lloyd-Jones.

Andrián_PertoutWith it’s highly colouristic orchestration, it makes a perfect partner to the world premiere performance of Atoms of Silence by the outstanding Australian composer, Andrián Pertout, commissioned by Julian Burnside AO QC. ADO principal conductor, Kevin Purcell, conducts.



May 19
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Scotch College, Ian Roach Auditorium, James Forbes Academy
1 Morrison Street, Hawthorn
Melbourne, VIC 3122 Australia
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Australian Discovery Orchestra