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Evelyn Glennie with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Evelyn Glennie with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra From Scotland

"Her musicianship is extraordinary. One has to pause in sheer wonder at what she has accomplished. She is quite simply a phenomenon of a performer." New York Times

Scotland's Evelyn Glennie has stunned audiences around the globe with her superb technical abilities, extraordinary visual flair and her astonishing musicality. And now, for one magnificent concert only, she will show why she is one of the world’s most acclaimed solo percussionists when she performs at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl with the full might of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra behind her. Drawing on a staggering array of percussive instruments, Evelyn and the Melbourne Symphony will perform a dazzlingly eclectic program including Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man, Bizet’s Carmen Suite No. 2, and Vivaldi’s Piccolo Concerto. This is a rare opportunity to see one of the world stars of percussion in full, glorious, unfettered flight, with our very own Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

Date: 18 March
Time: 7:30pm with Evelyn Glennie & the MSO appearing at 8:30pm
Location: Sidney Myer Music Bowl

This is a licensed event for all ages - a range of alcoholic drinks is available for sale inside the venue. Please note that licensing laws do not allow any alcohol to be brought into the Sidney Myer Music Bowl.

Conditions of Entry: No alcohol may be brought into the Sidney Myer Music Bowl. Breakable glass containers, elevated seating, hard-sided hampers, coolers and eskies, weapons and dangerous items, domestic animals and items which could impede other people's enjoyment are also not allowed. Venue staff have the right to conduct security inspections, to require items to be cloaked for collection after the event, and to refuse or revoke entry.

Also Appearing at:
Evelyn Glennie Solo Recital
Date: 17 March
Time: 9:15pm
Location: Alexandra Gardens Soundshell

All Star World Percussion Spectacular
Date: 19 March
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Sidney Myer Music Bowl

Image: The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra's photo by Mark Wilson
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