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Friday 29 April 2022

7:30pm at Hamer Hall

Saturday 30 April 2022

7:30pm at Hamer Hall

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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Tan Dun conductor


Tan Dun Water Concerto for Water Percussion
Tan Dun Paper Concerto for Paper Percussion
Tan Dun Earth Concerto for Ceramic Instruments

About this performance

MSO Artistic Ambassador Tan Dun presents a unique performance of three concertos exploring his early memories.

“Growing up in rural China, I received my early musical training in such an organic way, mounting paper for instruments, singing a song in the village to the accompaniment of water, using ceramics to bang out the beat. I was surrounded by ritual music and ghost opera, not Bach, not Beethoven, not Brahms. These early memories have become so important as inspirations.”
— Tan Dun

COVIDSafe Information

The MSO and the venues in which we perform will operate under government health and safety guidelines in place at the time of the event. Information about protocols in place will be included in the pre-concert email sent to attendees a few days prior to the performance.

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