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Program Highlights

10th April 2015

“He did not forge an art – he responded to it” Melbourne born composer, Dorian Le Gallienne died at the age of 48 in 1963, - dying just as a younger generation of composers were making their presence felt on the Australian music scene. His i...Read More

Program Highlights

14th April 2015

This week on "The VSO Story" - we delve into an examination of VSO’s worsening financial situation – the circumstances that caused it, and the events that led to its merger with The Australian Opera in 1996 – an event that still resonates with ...Read More


Valentina Lisitsa plays Philip Glass

Pianist Valentina Lisitsa presents a double album's worth of pieces for solo piano by Philip Glass, one of the most influential composers of our time. As her previous album of music by Michael Nyman shows, Lisitsa is in her element in the sound ...Read More

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