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Melbourne Chamber Orchestra 2013 Season Launch

Melbourne Chamber Orchestra's exciting 2013 season to be announced 9th October, 2012

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Sept. 25, 2012 - PRLog -- Under the guidance of Artistic Director William Hennessy, Melbourne Chamber Orchestra’s
(MCO) exciting fifth annual season presents a diverse program with something to please
all those who love fine music. Celebrating an intriguing mix of well loved concert
favourites, engaging 20th century masterpieces and even the world premiere of a
contemporary Australian work by its composer, pianist Benjamin Martin, the 2013
program not only showcases the finely honed skills of the chiefly director-led ensemble but
also the talents of some of Melbourne’s finest and most well-loved soloists and conductors.

Returning to the stunning acoustics of their home at the Melbourne Recital Centre, the
2013 season sees MCO turn their subtle yet athletic interpretive skills from Mozart
towards a special focus on the works of Beethoven, with Hennessy commenting that:

“This year’s program celebrates the majesty, might and invention of that most human of
all composers, Ludwig van Beethoven. From the epoch-defining Eroica symphony through
the sparkling virtuosity of the Piano concerto no 1 to the joyous charm of the Fourth
symphony, the full range of Beethoven’s expressive powers will be presented in MCO’s
uniquely taught and energetic fashion. The Beethoven you love, as you’ve never heard it

These concerts also mark the inauguration of MCO’s new 7.00pm start time for the
season’s two evening performances, enabling concert-goes to enjoy both a drink before
and dinner after the concert as complement to this perfect music-making experience.

Subscriptions for this exciting 2013 season open October 10th, 2012

Concert Dates

Sun 17 Feb 2:30pm
Mon 18 Feb 7:00pm

Sun 28 April 2:30pm

Sun 30 June 2:30pm

Sun 1 Sept 2:30pm
Mon 2 Sept 7:00pm

Sun 3 Nov 2:30pm

Where: Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre

Tickets : Melbourne Recital Centre 9699 3333 or www.melbournerecital.com.au

Subscription Information: 9650 3365 or www.mco.org.au  


Journalists are invited to attend the exclusive season launch cocktail party and concert at:

“Perth” Room
Sofitel on Collins, 25 Collins Street
Tuesday 9th October
6:00pm – 9:00pm

Key musicians, including Artistic Director William Hennessy, will be available on the night
for interviews.

For further information, hi-rez images and media invitations to the season launch cocktail
party, please contact:

Alistaire Bowler, Marketing and Communications
0411 110 291

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