Heidelberg Symphony Orchestra - 2018 Concert Season

The Heidelberg Symphony Orchestra is delighted to present an inspiring range of concerts in 2018 for your enjoyment.

This year’s concerts feature performances by four outstanding guest artists.

‘SANCTUARY’

Saturday March 24th 2018 at 8.00pm

Ketèlbey’s Sanctuary of the Heart is based on an old melody used as the traditional chant for the Kol Nidrei during the Jewish liturgy. Saint-Säens’ Bacchanale is a percussion-driven, celebratory dance from Samson & Delilah, the only one of his operas still regularly performed. Haydn’s Oboe Concerto has many long phrases, requiring dexterity and stamina … Continued

“A FESTIVAL OF MUSIC”

Saturday May 05th 2018 at 7.00 pm

Concert in conjunction with the Monash Symphonic Winds & Monash Philharmonic Orchestra

RYO/JSB MAY CONCERT

Saturday May 19th 2018 at 7.30pm

Come and join our budding musicians who have been working so hard in recent months to refine and build their musical skills. Your support means so much to son, daughter, granddaughter, grandson or relative, even though we know you have probably attended their other performances at school concerts.  Don’t let them play to an empty … Continued

‘CELEBRATION’

Saturday June 30th 2018 at 8.00pm Sunday July 01st 2018 at 2.30pm

Leonard Bernstein continues to be one of the most widely performed composers of the twentieth century. Candide is an operetta and is in the musical tradition of Broadway theatre, yet the overture has become a staple of the symphonic orchestral repertoire. South American-born Marquez’s composition, Danzón No. 2, is a distinctive urban dance from the … Continued

CHILDREN’S CONCERTS

Sunday July 29th 2018 at 1.30 pm Sunday July 29th 2018 at 3.30 pm

Peter & The Wolf Heidelberg Symphony Orchestra will be performing two special educational children’s concerts in 2018 on Sunday July 29th at 1.30 pm and a second performance at 3.30 pm. Each concert will run for approximately 50 minutes and be held at the Performing Arts Centre, Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School, Upper Heidelberg Road, Ivanhoe. … Continued

“Maslanka – Cadenza & Homage”

Saturday August 18th 2018 at 7.30pm

Maslanka’s music for winds has become especially well known. Among his more than 150 works are over 50 pieces for wind ensemble, including eight symphonies, seventeen concertos, a Mass, and many concert pieces. Two concertos for Saxophones will feature in this program. This concert is an Homage to David’s music, he passed away in August … Continued

RYO/JSB SEPTEMBER CONCERT

Saturday September 08th 2018 at 7.30pm

Come and join our budding musicians who have been working so hard through out the first half of the year to refine and build their musical skills. Your ongoing support means so much to son, daughter, granddaughter, grandson or relative, even though we know you have probably attended several other of their performances throughout the school … Continued

‘OF LIGHT AND DARKNESS’

Saturday September 15th 2018 at 8.00pm

Huapango is a form of Mexican mariachi music with its typical sound of trumpets and string instruments. Moncayo’s Huapango is the unofficial second national anthem of Mexico and has entered into the classical symphonic repertory. Intermezzo, by Granados, one of Spain’s most important composers, creates a haunting and hypnotic melody in this orchestral interlude and … Continued

RYO/JSB December Concert

Saturday December 08th 2018 at 5.00pm -6.30pm

Because of the limited seating available for a joint concert with the HSO, the December RYO/JSB concert will be held prior to the main HSO concert at 5.00pm and will last for approx. 1 hour. Separate (non reserved) tickets are available for this concert priced at $16.00 for adults and $10.00 for children. If you … Continued