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At their June concerts the Lismore Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Ian Bowles, a program will be presented with a variety of well-known classical works by Beethoven, Elgar, Dvorak, Mozart, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Verdi and Zimmer.

The concert features Lecia Robertson as a guest artist. Lecia is a soprano who has performed as a principal artist with the State Opera Companies from South Australia, Victoria and Queensland.

Lecia began her career in theatre before classical vocal training in London with David Harper.

She will be performing two enchantingly beautiful songs: Vilia from The Merry Widow by Franz Lehar; and Vissi d’arte, vissi d’amore from Tosca by Giacomo Puccini.

The LSO is looking forward to performing at the Star Court Theatre again. The recent renovations provide an ambience and aesthetic beauty which, when combined with the lovely acoustics, bring a richness to the wonderful experience of hearing a live Symphony Orchestra in concert.

 Program for this concert:

Elgar Pomp and Circumstance No 4,
Beethoven Symphony No 7 2nd Movement,
Dvorak Symphony No 9 3rd Movement scherzo,
Elgar Enigma Variation Nimrod,
Mendelssohn Hebrides/Fingals Cave,
Mozart Amadeus.

Interval

Grainger Irish Tune from County Derry,
Rossini Overture to Barber of Seville,
Lehar Vilja, The Merry Widow,
Puccini Vissi d’arte,
Brahms Hungarian Dance No 1, and
Zimmer Pirates of the Caribbean, Dead Mans Chest.

 


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