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Carmnia Burana with the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic

I will be playing the Celesta part in this remarkable work.


Carmina Burana and Paganini Rhapsody

Rachmaninov's Paganini Rhapsody
and Orff's Carmina Burana at Melbourne Town Hall


Sergei Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43  (Piano Soloist: Stefan Cassomenos)

Carl Orff: Carmina Burana (Cantiones profanæ)

Carl Orff’s 1936 choral masterpiece Carmina Burana remains one of the most popular pieces of the classical music repertoire and one of the most iconic choral works of the 20th century. Its opening chorus, O Fortuna, is well-known to audiences of all ages, having been heard in countless movies, TV advertisements and even rock concerts! Orff based the work on a series of 24 secular medieval poems, which cover a range of subjects including the perils of drinking, gluttony and lust.

Greta Bradman, soprano

Tobias Cole, counter tenor

Andrew Jones, baritone

Stefan Cassomenos piano

The Australian Children’s Choir

Melbourne University Choral Society

Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir

 Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Orchestra

Andrew Wailes, conductor


Earlier Event: September 12
Elsewhere; Everywhere premiere
Later Event: September 27
Sirens premiere with Allotropy