Earth, Wind and Fire

Paul Rissmann - Creative Director
Benjamin Northey - Conductor

Strauss - Also Sprach Zarathustra
Beethoven - Symphony No.6 'Pastoral' - 1st Movement
Paul Grabowsky - Cythera
Penderecki - Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima
Stravinsky - Firebird: Suite (excerpts)

In this exciting concert for secondary schools, Paul Rissmann will guide your students through a musical landscape inspired by the elements and music by Strauss, Beethoven, Grabowsky, Penderecki and Stravinsky. Using on-screen projection and the full-forces of the ASO, this concert will uncover key musical concepts, highlight excerpts in the scores and include a thrilling performance of each work.


This enriching concert experience will open students’ ears and minds to the exciting possibilities within the orchestra and the sheer power of music.


Suitable Yr 9-12
Curriculum links: Music, Performing Arts, History


  • Wed 31 Jul, 2019 10:00am
  • Wed 31 Jul, 2019 12:00pm


60 mins


$12 per student
$9 per student for category 1 - 3 schools

Are you a DECD category 1 - 3 school? Apply here for our grant to cover the cost of attending this concert.

This program is only available to schools, and is not open to the general public.



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