Classics from The Movies
Relax to the lush sound of a full symphony orchestra playing well-known classical works on which famous movie soundtracks were based. Experience the full range of emotions expressed by music from despair through magical mystery and fun to triumphant glory.
Conductor: Gyula Cseszkó
This experienced Conductor, Artistic Director, Music Educator and Adjudicator has had a career hallmarked with excellence for over twenty years, having conducted over forty orchestras and eight choirs.
Born of Hungarian-Dutch parents in Adelaide, Gyula studied Viola with John Gould, Glynne Adams and Keith Crellin and received a Master of Music in conducting from Melbourne University in 2003, studying under Professor John Hopkins OBE. He has also studied with conductors Denis Vaughan, Nicholas Braithwaite, Shalom Ronly-Riklis, Carlo Felice Cillario and Carl Crossin OAM.
He founded and was Chief Conductor/Artistic Director of La Fraternita di Solisti, his own professional chamber orchestra, for five years. He has also served as Conductor of the Ballarat Symphony Orchestra, as founding Conductor of the Melbourne University Biomedical Orchestra, and has conducted the Hawthorn U3A Orchestra for over eleven years, for the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Orchestra (on tour in China as Assistant conductor), the Melbourne University Symphony Orchestra, and guested for the Zelman Memorial Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Lawyers and Barrier Reef Orchestras, and Monash Medical Orchestra these last two years.
|Tchaikovsky||Romeo & Juliet Fantasy Overture|
|Khachaturian||Adagio from Spartacus (2nd ballet suite)|
|Verdi||Overture to The Force of Destiny|
|Beethoven||Symphony No. 7 2nd Movement|
|Barber||Adagio from String Quartet (Op. 11)|
George Wood Performing Arts Centre, Yarra Valley Grammar, 84-90 Kalinda Rd, Ringwood
Adult $30, Concession $25, (plus booking fee if applicable); School-age children free but must book. Note that all tickets are now general admission.
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Download program: Program 20 November
This program will be repeated at a twilight outdoor concert at Burrinja Cultural Centre, 351 Glenfern Rd, Upwey at 7:30pm on Friday 25th November. Bookings are available direct from Burinja.