Thursday, November 30, 2023

A musical odyssey with ARIA award-winner Lior and the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra

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Greater Shepparton City Council, Media Release, 13 November 2023

Riverlinks and Melbourne Chamber Orchestra (MCO) present Of People and Song featuring Lior. The ARIA award-winner is set to make his debut with the MCO and his performance will feature a major new song cycle celebrating centuries-old sung traditions and folk melodies.

This captivating performance marks a significant collaboration between Lior and his regular collaborator, Ade Vincent, a composer renowned for his innovative compositions that bridge classical, folk, electronic, and pop music,

Riverlinks Manager Matthew Schroeders, expresses Riverlinks’ commitment to bringing world-renowned talent to the Greater Shepparton region. “We are dedicated to enriching our community with grand performances like this. Lior’s debut with the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra is a testament to our mission of providing inspiring cultural experiences.”

Embracing Lior’s visionary approach, MCO’s new Artistic Director, Sophie Rowell, has curated a selection of iconic compositions by Grieg, da Falla, and Rebecca Clarke. This selection pays homage to musical traditions that span centuries and will be seamlessly interwoven with Lior’s contemporary artistry.

So prepare to embark on this musical journey that transcends time and culture, as Lior and the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra unite to celebrate the enduring power of song.

Tickets to the performance are available in person, online or through the Riverlinks Box Office on 03 5832 9511.

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