Music: Berg’s violin concerto must rate as one of the most beautiful works of the past 100 years, written as it was ‘‘ to the memory of an angel’’. Frank Peter Zimmermann, a noted interpreter of 20th- century music, is the soloist with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, under Oleg Caetani. Mahler’s fifth symphony completes the program. Hamer Hall, December 13, 14 and 15. Bookings: 1300 136 166.
Resplendent: Elton John rocks on