Sunday, January 27, 2013

Concert in The Domain

Every year on Australia Day there is a public concert in the people's park - The Domain. A beautiful balmy evening, a friendly crowd and as usual the 1812 Overture to finish the program. A fitting end to a beaut Straya Day. Also nice to see we also have a new Australian citizen amongst the many - Mirian Margolyes. Welcome.

Here is the program: ROSSINI: Overture to La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie)

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No.9 in D minor, Op.125 (Choral): Mvt.2, Scherzo

PURCELL: March & Canzona for the Funeral of Queen Mary, Z.860: Mvt 1, March

BACH: Concerto in C minor for oboe, violin and strings, BWV1060: Mvts. II & III Adagio & Allegro

ROSSINI: William Tell:Overture


SHOSTAKOVICH: Suite for variety orchestra: Mvt 7, Waltz No.2

BARTÓK: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta: Mvt.3, Adagio

KHACHATURIAN: Suite No.1 from Gayane: Mvt. 7, Gayane's Adagio ELGAR: Pomp and Circumstance – March No.4 in G

TCHAIKOVSKY: 1812 – Festival Overture, Op.49


  1. Oh wonderful - love these events. Looks like it's been a terrific Australia Day weekend!

  2. Have a great weekend celebrating your wonderful country.
    So, 17,000 became new citizens today? A blessing for them.
    I remember the ceremony in Randwick a few years ago when my daughter and her husband received Australian citizenship.

  3. Nothing like an outdoor concert.

  4. Gosh everytime I try To leave a message the phone rings, third time lucky...there's nothing like an outdoor concert on a warm summer night, cant get more Aussie than that! Thanks for showing the Miriam Margolyes interview Peter, I think she'll be a wonderful Australian don't you.


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