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Past Performances

20 June 2010

Cowes Cultural Centre, Cowes, Phillip Island (Melway 634 D2)
Repeat of 13 June concert.
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5 September 2010

Private concert at Cherry Tree Retirement Village

Rossini - Thieving Magpie Overture
Mozart - Violin Concerto No. 4 (James Dong, violin)
Dvorak - Symphony No. 9 â?,??"New Worldâ?,?
Morton Gould - When Johnny Comes Marching Home

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28 November 2010

Luther College Chapel
53-57 Plymouth Road, Croydon, Melway 36 H12

Glinka - Russian and Ludmilla Overture
Bottesini - Grand duo for violin and double bass. Soloists Roy Theaker and Steve Reeves.
Brahms - Symphony No. 1

Tickets at the door - $20/$15.
School students and younger are free.
Enquiries 9808 4184 or 9725 2597

As a soloist and chamber musician Roy Theaker has performed at some of the worldâ?,??"?s most prestigious halls, from the Southbank, London to Suntory Hall, Tokyo. Whilst living in London he worked regularly with the Academy of St.Martin-in-the-Fields and was a Music Director for the West End Show â?,??"The Lion Kingâ?,?.
Later moving to Portugal to take up the position of Concertmaster with the Orquestra do Algarve, he became increasingly active as a conductor, giving regular concerts, including opera, theatre and ballet performances.
CD recordings include, as soloist in Mozartâ?,??"?s A major Violin Concerto with Orquestra do Algarve on the FNAC label, as a guest with the Brodsky String quartet on the â?,??"Challenge Classicsâ?,? label, and as conductor, a recent release with Dublin Brass.
Born in England, he studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School, the Royal Academy of Music, London and the Vienna Conservatiore. Roy is the Associate Concertmaster of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and regularly conducts the Melbourne Conservatorium of Musicâ?,??"?s Orchestras.
Future plans for 2011 include, as soloist a CD with the Bulgarian National Radio orchestra and participation in Symphony Australiaâ?,??"?s Conductor Development program.

Steve Reeves has been Principal Bass with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Since 1989. Prior to joining the MSO, he held principal positions with Orchestra Victoria and The West Australian Symphony Orchestra
As a soloist, he has appeared with the Melbourne Symphony, the Academy of Melbourne, Adelaide Chamber Orchestra, Maroondah Symphony Orchestra and the Hunter Orchestra, and has given recitals in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Perth. He presented recitals and worked with the Young Bassists programs at the 2009 2003 and 2001 International Society of Bassists Conventions in Pennsylvania, Indiana and Virginia.
He studied with Gary Karr at the Hartt School of Music, Eugene Levinson at Julliard, Knut Guettler in Oslo and Anthony Woodrow in Amsterdam.
Steve teaches bass at the Victorian College of the Arts. He has tutored for the Australian Youth Orchestra, National Music Camp, the first Australian National Bass Conference, coordinated a lower strings program for the Australian National Academy of Music, and conducted masterclasses in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Perth, Newcastle and Fort Worth.


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Concert Programme 2010

28 March 2010
Luther College Chapel
53-57 Plymouth Road, Croydon, Melway 36 H12

Mendelssohn, Hebrides Overture Fingals Cave
Carl Vine, Oboe Concerto (Jenny Lowe, Oboe)
Haydn, Symphony No. 100 â?,??oeMilitaryâ?,?
Bizet, Jeux dâ?,??"?Enfants (excerpts)

13 June 2010
Luther College Chapel
53-57 Plymouth Road, Croydon, Melway 36 H12

Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No 2, piano soloist Daniel Le
Tchaikovsky - Marche Slave
Smetana - The Moldau
Elgar - Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4

20 June 2010
Cowes Cultural Centre, Cowes, Phillip Island (Melway 634 D2)
Repeat of 13 June concert.

5 September 2010
Private concert at Cherry Tree Retirement Village

Rossini - Thieving Magpie Overture
Mozart - Violin Concerto No. 4 (James Dong, violin)
Dvorak - Symphony No. 9 â?,??"New Worldâ?,?
Morton Gould - When Johnny Comes Marching Home

12 September 2010
Luther College Chapel
53-57 Plymouth Road, Croydon, Melway 36 H12

Rossini - Thieving Magpie Overture
Mozart - Violin Concerto No. 4 (James Dong, violin)
Dvorak - Symphony No. 9 â?,??"New Worldâ?,?
Morton Gould - When Johnny Comes Marching Home

28 November 2010
Luther College Chapel
53-57 Plymouth Road, Croydon, Melway 36 H12

Glinka - Russian and Ludmilla Overture
Bottesini - Grand duo for violin and double bass. Soloists Roy Theaker and Steve Reeves.
Brahms - Symphony No. 1

Tickets at the door - $20/$15.
School students and younger are free.
Enquiries 9808 4184 or 9725 2597

As a soloist and chamber musician Roy Theaker has performed at some of the worldâ?,??"?s most prestigious halls, from the Southbank, London to Suntory Hall, Tokyo. Whilst living in London he worked regularly with the Academy of St.Martin-in-the-Fields and was a Music Director for the West End Show â?,??"The Lion Kingâ?,?.
Later moving to Portugal to take up the position of Concertmaster with the Orquestra do Algarve, he became increasingly active as a conductor, giving regular concerts, including opera, theatre and ballet performances.
CD recordings include, as soloist in Mozartâ?,??"?s A major Violin Concerto with Orquestra do Algarve on the FNAC label, as a guest with the Brodsky String quartet on the â?,??"Challenge Classicsâ?,? label, and as conductor, a recent release with Dublin Brass.
Born in England, he studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School, the Royal Academy of Music, London and the Vienna Conservatiore. Roy is the Associate Concertmaster of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and regularly conducts the Melbourne Conservatorium of Musicâ?,??"?s Orchestras.
Future plans for 2011 include, as soloist a CD with the Bulgarian National Radio orchestra and participation in Symphony Australiaâ?,??"?s Conductor Development program.

Steve Reeves has been Principal Bass with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Since 1989. Prior to joining the MSO, he held principal positions with Orchestra Victoria and The West Australian Symphony Orchestra
As a soloist, he has appeared with the Melbourne Symphony, the Academy of Melbourne, Adelaide Chamber Orchestra, Maroondah Symphony Orchestra and the Hunter Orchestra, and has given recitals in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Perth. He presented recitals and worked with the Young Bassists programs at the 2009 2003 and 2001 International Society of Bassists Conventions in Pennsylvania, Indiana and Virginia.
He studied with Gary Karr at the Hartt School of Music, Eugene Levinson at Julliard, Knut Guettler in Oslo and Anthony Woodrow in Amsterdam.
Steve teaches bass at the Victorian College of the Arts. He has tutored for the Australian Youth Orchestra, National Music Camp, the first Australian National Bass Conference, coordinated a lower strings program for the Australian National Academy of Music, and conducted masterclasses in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Perth, Newcastle and Fort Worth.

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Concert Programme 2009

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Concert Programme 2009

15 March, 2.30 pm, Luther College Chapel
World premiere of David Keeffe's Horn Concerto, with soloist Andrew Young
Mozart - Overture to the Magic Flute
Schubert - Symphony in B minor (Unfinished)
Khachaturian - Waltz from the Incidental Music to Lermontov's Play "Masquerade"
Herold - Flute Dance from "La Fille mal Gardee"

17 May, 2.30pm, Philip Island Cultural Centre, Thompsons Avenue, Cowes
We will be combining with the Maroondah Singers, performing

Puccini - Messa Di Gloria, with Nicholas Dinopoulos, bass and Daniel Todd, tenor, Hannah Dahlenburg, Soprano
Verdi - Overture to "The Force of Destiny"
Bizet - Carmen Suite No. 2, Habanera
Mozart - Ave Verum Corpus
and other works

24 May, 2.30 pm Luther College Chapel
53-57 Plymouth Road, Croydon, Melway 36 H12

Combined with the Maroondah Singers, with a repeat of our 17 May programme.

16 August, 2.30pm Luther College Chapel
53-57 Plymouth Road, Croydon, Melway 36 H12

Strauss - Fledermaus Overture
Schumann - Symphony No. 4 in D Minor Op. 120
Brahms - Violin Concerto Op. 77, with soloist Jennen Ngiau-Keng

4 October, 2.30pm, Cherry Tree Retirement Village
Brahms - Violin Concerto Op 77, with soloist Jennen Ngiau-Keng
Lehar - Gold and Silver Waltz
Massenet - Meditation from Th?NLG¤is
Tchaikovsky -Capriccio Italien
Elgar - Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 "Land of Hope and Glory"

29 November, 2.30pm, Luther College Chapel
Luther College Chapel
53-57 Plymouth Road, Croydon, Melway 36 H12

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV - Overture to â?,??"May Nightâ?,?
BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 5
MOZART - Concerto for two pianos & orchestra, No. 10 in E Flat Major
RZEWSKI Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues for two pianos
Soloists: Sonya Lifschitz and Joe Chindamo
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