Frankston Symphony Orchestra

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Symphonic Spectacular

The Frankston Symphony Orchestra is presenting our Symphonic Spectacular – an American Celebration !
Explosive Latin rhythms, expressive melodies, a music celebration not to be missed !

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The Frankston Symphony Orchestra is thrilled to be performing Daugherty’s ‘Raise The Roof’ Timpani Concerto featuring our very own Tony Smith – a timpani virtuoso who has extensive & impressive credentials he has worked with ASO, WASO, TSO & MSO with his 6 timpani !!!!!!!

Joining us will be a guest Concert Master and other specialist guest instrumentalists to round out the programme with Copland’s “Hoe Down’ from Rodeo and Dvorak’s Symphony No 9 ‘New World’.

Our Conductor Thaddeus Huang – who has recently been appointed Assistant Conductor with the WA Symphony Orchestra – is fine tuning the FSO !!

The Frankston Music Society Inc is delighted to present this amazing concert for our community on Saturday November 23, 2019 at 7.30pm in the Peninsula Community Theatre, Mornington.

Our last concert of the year will be spectacular but does not come cheaply !!

To keep our ticket prices low and accessible to the whole community we would love some help ! !

We are asking for $2000 to make this work !!

All donations will be used to fund our guest concertmaster and guest instrumentalists !

Join us for a truly unique and spectacular concert !

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The Frankston Symphony Orchestra was established in 1967 by world renowned concert pianist Vera Bradford to bring local musicians together that still performs today in Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula.

In November 2019 we are presenting a Symphonic Spectacular – An American Tribute – highlighting our very own Tony Smith, – Timpani virtuoso performing Daugherty ‘Raise the Roof’ !!

We welcome our guest violinist Tom Pepperill who will join us to perform Copland ‘Hoe Down’ from Rodeo and Dvorak Symphony No 9 ‘New World’ !

Over the years we have had the privilege of working with many distinguished musicians and guests including Geoffrey Tozer, Ronald Farren-Price, Siobhan Stagg, George Logie-Smith, Eric Austin Phillips, Glenn Riddle, Warwick Stengards and many others including Vera Bradford as a soloist.!


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