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

“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.