Q orches­tra: GOV­ER­NORS SE­RIES

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One of Aus­tralia’s lead­ing or­ches­tras, Orches­tra Vic­to­ria, will de­light au­di­ences with a spe­cial brass per­for­mance in the Ball­room at Gov­ern­ment House for the Gov­er­nor’s Per­for­mance Se­ries. Her Ex­cel­lency the Honourable Linda Des­sau AC Gov­er­nor of Vic­to­ria and Mr An­thony Howard QC will open Gov­ern­ment House for an even­ing of mu­sic. The free con­cert will fea­ture an en­sem­ble of 12 brass mu­si­cians from Orches­tra Vic­to­ria, con­ducted by Si­mon Thew.

Gov­ern­ment House hosts a va­ri­ety of ac­claimed mu­si­cians and com­mu­nity per­for­mances span­ning a range of mu­sic gen­res in this se­ries. This June, the state’s premier opera and bal­let orches­tra, Orches­tra Vic­to­ria, will present an all-brass pro­gram fea­tur­ing sub­lime an­tiphonal works and toe-tap­ping favourites from com­posers in­clud­ing Gabrielli, Re­spighi and Bach.

Light re­fresh­ments will be served af­ter the per­for­mance and au­di­ences will be of­fered an op­por­tu­nity to visit Gov­ern­ment House and the State Apart­ments.

Com­ment­ing on the con­cert, Artis­tic Di­rec­tor of Orches­tra Vic­to­ria Ni­co­lette Frail­lon said: “We’re thrilled to be re­turn­ing to Gov­ern­ment House for the Gov­er­nor’s Per­for­mance Se­ries. This an­nual event not only show­cases the best of Vic­to­ria’s mu­si­cians in a rare and beau­ti­ful set­ting, it also gives au­di­ences the chance to ex­plore Gov­ern­ment House.”

En­try to the Gov­er­nor’s Per­for­mance Se­ries is free to mem­bers of the pub­lic and book­ings are es­sen­tial. Due to high de­mand and lim­ited ca­pac­ity, please reg­is­ter your in­ter­est early for your chance to se­cure a ticket. Tick­ets are dis­trib­uted ac­cord­ing to a bal­lot.

To reg­is­ter, please go to www.or­ches­trav­ic­to­ria.com.au/bril­liant­brass

Tues­day 26 June 2018 Doors open at 5:00pm for a 6:00 per­for­mance Light re­fresh­ments 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Ball­room, Gov­ern­ment House Vic­to­ria Gov­ern­ment House Drive, Mel­bourne 3004

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