Heidelberg Symphony Orchestra - 2019 Concert Season

The Heidelberg Symphony Orchestra is delighted to present an inspiring range of concerts in 2019 for your enjoyment.

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

Russian Knights

Saturday April 06th 2019 at 8.00pm

Dance of the Knights, also known as “Montagues and Capulets” is a score from Prokofieff’s ballet Romeo & Juliet. With its strong horns, stirring bass, and energetic strings, this composition is one of his most popular works. Glière’s Harp Concerto is beautifully crafted and packed full of delicious and alluring melodies. Stylistically, it is reminiscent … Continued

‘A Festival of Music’

Saturday May 04th 2019 at 6.30pm

Concert in conjunction with the Monash Symphonic Winds & Monash Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductors: Stephen Carpenter, Benedict Chui & Amanda Morrison Featuring the following works: “El Camino Real” by Reed; “Before the Sun” by Giroux with Violin Soloist: Maxwell Yong; “Equus” by Whitacre: Children’s March:“Over the Hills and Far Away” by Grainger.

RYO/JSB MAY CONCERT

Saturday May 18th 2019 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

‘Romance & Revolution’

Saturday June 29th 2019 at 8.00pm

Gould’s Star-Spangled Overture is the opening piece of a six- movement orchestral suite called American Ballads, written for the U.S. Bicentennial in 1976. Hummel’s Grand Bassoon Concerto is reminiscent of concertos written by Mozart and Haydn. It adheres to classical forms, but (as indicated by the title) they are elevated to almost symphonic dimensions. Mozart’s … Continued

Children’s Concert

Sunday July 28th 2019 at 1.30pm Sunday July 28th 2019 at 3.30pm

An ever-popular community event, the Heidelberg Symphony Orchestra’s Children’s Concerts have introduced hundreds of young children to all the instruments of the orchestra in a fun afternoon of music and storytelling for the whole family. This year’s concerts will include a performance of Prokofieff’s much-loved classic, Peter and The Wolf. All tickets are $10.00 and … Continued

‘My Hands are a City’

Saturday August 03rd 2019 at 7.30pm

  Conductor: Stephen Carpenter Guest Soloist: Anthony Pope   Anthony Pope joins the Heidelberg Wind Ensemble in the World Wind Band Première of Benedict Deane-Johns’ Concerto for Trumpet and Winds: written by the composer for Anthony. Growing up in a family of brass musicians, Anthony Pope showed early aptitude on the trumpet, winning numerous trumpet and cornet … Continued

RYO/JSB SEPTEMBER CONCERT

Saturday September 07th 2019 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

‘New Horizons’

Saturday September 14th 2019 at 8.00pm Sunday September 15th 2019 at 2.30pm

El Cid remains one of Miklós Rózsa’s most revered scores, written in the glorious orchestral style he employed on Ben Hur and other historical epics. Stravinsky was not so much interested in individual virtuosic display, but rather in the solo violin combining with other instruments. He admired Bach’s Concerto for two violins and this is … Continued

‘For the Fallen’

Saturday October 26th 2019 at 7.30pm

Conductor: Stephen Carpenter Guest Baritone Soloist: Kristian Gregory  Guest Trumpet Soloist: Anthony Pope Featuring three Australian Wind Band Premières: “Symphony No. 1” by Onsby Rose; “Through a Soldier’s Eyes”  by Graham Lloyd; and “Lamentations” A Tone Poem for Solo Trumpet and Wind Ensemble by Onsby Rose, with Trumpet soloist Anthony Pope. Plus: Barber: “Commando March”; Faure: “Libera Me” from Requiem (Mass for … Continued

RYO/JSB DECEMBER CONCERT

Saturday December 07th 2019 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 $21.00 for adults and $10.00 for children. If you … Continued