Mozart at Elder - Schools Concerts



Just like Mozart before him, Carl Maria von Weber was inspired by a clarinet virtuoso of his time: Heinrich Baermann, who harnessed innovation to to take his instrument in an entinerly new direction. The ASO’s own Principal Clarinet, Dean Newcomb takes on this challenging work, full of charm and vitality.


Nicholas Carter | Conductor
Dean Newcomb | Clarinet
Graham Abbott | Presenter

Wed 11 Apr 2018 11.30am | BOOK NOW




Jacques Ibert composed his Hommage à Mozart to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the great composer’s birth. Filled with good cheer, and more than the occasional quote, this delightful work is replete with sparkling elegance.


Christopher Dragon | Conductor
Simon Cobcroft | Cello
Graham Abbott | Presenter

Wed 23 May 2018 11.30am | BOOK NOW




On his way to fight at Gallipoli, the young Australian composer Frederick Septimus Kelly lost a close friend: poet Rupert Brooke. His musical response was deeply personal and achingly poignant; one can almost hear the quiet rustling of olive leaves that hade his friend’s grave.


Natsuko Yoshimoto | Director & Violin
Graham Abbott | Presenter

Wed 22 Aug 2018 11.30am | BOOK NOW




Famed in his lifetime as a gifted composer, remarkable pianist and improviser beyond compare, Mozart is the quintessential example of a musical polymath. In this wonderfully varied program, the ASO is joined by a musician of similarly wide ranging gifts. Australian composer and conductor Brett Dean, brings a deep understanding to the Austro-Germanic repertoire.


Brett Dean | Conductor
Geoffrey Collins | Flute
Graham Abbott | Presenter

Wed 24 Oct 2018 11.30am | BOOK NOW

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  • Wed 11 Apr, 2018 11:30am
  • Wed 23 May, 2018 11:30am
  • Wed 22 Aug, 2018 11:30am
  • Wed 24 Oct, 2018 11:30am


Yr 8-12


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