Concert Posters

The orchestra has performed a wide range of concerts. To provide a taste of the many styles and formats, we have assembled this collection of past concert posters from our archives together with some sample recordings and videos.

2018

November 2018 - Sweets

  • Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 - Grieg
  • Evita Suite - Lloyd Webber
  • Der Freischutz - Weber
  • Selections from Firebird - Stravinsky

August 2018 - Beautiful Melodies

  • Don Giovanni Overture - Mozart
  • Violin Concerto No. 1 - Prokofiev (featuring soloist Anna Morton)
  • Symphony No. 7 - Beethoven

June 2018 - Mozart, Mendelssohn and More

With West Melbourne Schools Orchestra

  • Marriage of Figaro Overture - Mozart
  • Fingal's Cave - Mendelssohn

May 2018 - Tubby the Tuba and Other Super Heroes

  • Tubby the Tuba - George Kleinsinger
  • Superman
  • Battle of the Heroes (Star Wars)
  • Dance of the Tumblers - Tchaikovsky

2017

November 2017 - Stage Door

  • American in Paris - Gershwin
  • HMS Pinafore Overture - Gilbert and Sullivan
  • Polonaise from Eugene Onegin - Tchaikovsky
  • In the Steppes of Central Asia - Borodin
  • Fidelio Overture - Beethoven
  • Horn Concerto No. 1 (1st Movement) - Strauss (featuring Kristie Baker)

August 2017 - Beautiful Melodies

  • Hebrides Overture - Elgar
  • Cello Concerto in E min - Elgar
  • Symphony No. 9 (New World Symphony) - Dvorak

April 2017 - Kids in Space (a family concert)

  • Star Wars suite - Williams
  • Mars (from The Planets) - Holst
  • Theme from Also sprach Zarathustra (from 2001 Space Odyssey) - Strauss

2016

November 2016 - European Romance

  • L'ArlĂ©sienne Suite No. 2 - Bizet (including the famous Farandole movement)
  • Symphony No. 4 in A Major (Italian) - Mendelssohn
  • The Magic Flute (K. 620) Overture - Mozart

September 2016 - Memories and Music from WWI

  • Light Cavalry Overture - von SuppĂ©
  • Nimrod (from Enigma Variations) - Elgar
  • Jupiter (from The Planets) - Holst

August 2016 - Last Night of the Proms

  • Symphony No. 5 (First Movement) - Tchaikovsky
  • Finlandia - Sibelius
  • Shepherd's Hey - Grainger
  • Children of Sanchez - Mangione
  • Pomp and Circumstance - Elgar

May 2016 - The Snowman

  • The Snowman - music by Howard Blake
  • Medley of tunes from the movie FROZEN
  • Thunder and Lightning Polka - Strauss
  • Symphony No. 6 Fourth Movement (Thunder Storm) - Beethoven

2015

November 2015 - Some Work of Noble Note

  • Suite from Carmen - Bizet
  • Oboe Concerto - Albioni (with soloist Joshua de Graaf)
  • Symphony in D minor - Franck

August 2015 - Animal Antics Kids' Concert

  • Selections of The Carnival of the Animals - Saint-Saens
  • Selections from Swan Lake Suite - Tchaikovsky
  • Flight of the Bumblebee - Rimsky-Korsakov
  • The Thieving Magpie Overture - Rossini


Two highlights if you don't want to watch it all:

April 2015 - Memories and Music from WWI

  • Light Cavalry Overture - Suppe
  • Small Town - Sculthorpe
  • The Lark Ascending - Vaughan Williams (with soloist Cameron Jamieson)
  • Enigma Variations - Elgar

2014

November 2014 - Scheherazade

  • Aotearoa Overture - Lilburn
  • Horn Concerto no. 4 - Mozart (with soloist Sydney Braunfeld)
  • Scheherazade - Rimsky-Korsakov (with soloist Rohan Carr)

August 2014 - Symphonic Bites

  • 5th Symphony (1st movement) - Beethoven
  • Dance of the Comedians - Smetana
  • The Magic Island - Stanhope
  • Cello Concerto in C (1st movement) - Haydn
  • Selections from West Side Story - Bernstein

July 2014 - Sunday Romance (Winter Music in the Valley)

  • Violin Concerto No. 1 - Bruch (with soloist Cameron Jamieson)
  • Prince Igor Overture - Borodin

2013

December 2013 - Christmas Celebration

  • Emperor Waltzes - Strauss
  • Crown Imperial Coronation March - Walton
  • Three Dances from The Nutcracker - Tschaikovsky
  • Radetzky March - Strauss
  • Hallelujah Chorus - Handel

September 2013 - Spring Concert

  • Academic Festival Overture - Brahms
  • Karelia Suite - Sibelius
  • Bassoon Concerto - Mozart
  • Hungarian March - Berlioz

May 2013 - Lemony Snicket: The Composer Is Dead

  • The Composer Is Dead - Snicket and Stookey
  • 1812 Overture - Tchaikovsky
  • Shepherds Hey - Grainger
  • Hoe-Down from Rodeo - Copland
  • Bassoon Concerto, 3rd Movement - Mozart

2012

October 2012 - Halloween

  • Berceuse and Finale from The Firebird Suite - Stravinsky
  • Night on Bald Mountain - Mussorgsky
  • Thriller - Jackson
  • Danse Macabre - Saint Saens
  • Funeral March of a Marionette - Gounod
  • Highlights from Wicked the Musical - Schwartz
  • Pavane - Faure

May 2012 - Classical Masters

  • Egmont Overture - Beethoven
  • Magic Flute Overture - Mozart
  • Unfinished Symphony - Schubert
  • Oboe Concerto - Albinoni

2011

December 2011 - Merry Melodies

  • Winter Wonderland - Bernard (arr. Custer)
  • Espana Rhapsody - Chabrier
  • Jupiter - Holst
  • Die Fledermaus Overture - Strauss
  • Sleigh Ride - Anderson

September 2011 - The Proms

With Essendon Choral Society, Bella Mammas and Voce di Vino Rosso.

  • New World Symphony - Dvorak
  • Pomp and Circumstance - Elgar
  • Sailor's Hornpipe - Wood
  • Nimrod - Elgar

March 2011 - Sailing Around the World in 60 minutes

  • Sailor's Hornpipe - Wood
  • In the Hall of the Mountain King - Grieg
  • Espana Cani - Marquina
  • Morning - Grieg
  • Themes from Star Wars - Williams

2010

October 2010 - Music from Stage and Screen

With Essendon Choral Society and Voce di Vino Rosso.

  • West Side Story Medley - Bernstein
  • Theme from The West Wing - Walden
  • Marriage of Figaro Overture - Mozart
  • Themes from Star Wars - Williams
  • Anthem from the musical Chess - Andersson & Ulvaeus
  • Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah - Handel