Voyage of Musical Discovery continues in 2019 in tandem with the Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra’s 'In Celebration' concert season. Each Voyage invites exceptional guest musicians to join the orchestra on stage, and together they provide listeners with live examples and explanations of the compositional similarities between historical and Australian contemporary works.
PHRASING & FORM
27 MARCH 2019
Katie Noonan teams up with the Madness & Confrontation vocalists Jacqueline Porter and David Greco. They explain and demonstrate the many methods that composers and performers negotiate ‘Phrasing & Form’ in historical as well as Australian contemporary works.
CULTURAL & HISTORICAL CONTEXTS
14 MAY 2019
The orchestra shares the stage with Jane Rutter and her Third Culture World Music Ensemble. Together they explain the different ways that ‘Cultural & Historical Contexts’ influence composition and performance from the early-Classical Mannheim School to Australian contemporary and Chinese music.
DYNAMICS & EXPRESSIVE TECHNIQUES
19 AUGUST 2019
A capella group The Idea of North join the orchestra’s musicians to explain and show the role that ‘Dynamics & Expressive Techniques’ play in bringing early-Romantic to contemporary Australian chamber works to life.