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Thursday 24 August 2023 at 7.30pm
Great Hall, NGV International

About this event

Modernism evolves through music as musicians from the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra alongside members of the MSO Academy perform a program curated in response to the 2023 Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition Pierre Bonnard: Designed by India Mahdavi.

Under the iconic stained-glass ceiling of the NGV’s Great Hall, this exclusive after-hours concert features a repertoire that explores the new artistic and musical vocabularies which developed in 20th century France, and the world-premiere of a new work commissioned in response to Pierre Bonnard by MSO Young Composer in Residence, Melissa Douglas.

The evening will commence with an opportunity to view Pierre Bonnard: Designed by India Mahdavi before the concert.

Exhibition Viewing
5.30pm – 7.00pm

7.30pm – 8.30pm


Fauré (arr. Steven Verhelst) La Chanson du pêcheur
Satie (arr. Takemitsu)
Le fils des étoiles – Prelude: La Vocation
Melissa Douglas
New Work
Reverie orientale
Sonata for Violin & Cello: Lent
Introduction & Allegro

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