Lior and MCO: Of People and Song

Presented by Melbourne Chamber Orchestra

Event Date 2023-11-24T08:30:00

Lior makes his Melbourne Chamber Orchestra debut with a new song cycle, celebrating musical traditions across centuries.  

Friday 24 November | 7.30pm | GPAC Main Theatre

For as long as there have been people, there has been song. Song is at the heart of rich musical traditions that bind people together, and attest to the spirit of time and place.   


Eliding ideas of East and West, high and low, past and present, the music of renowned singer-songwriter Lior embodies a unique sensibility that feels urgent and relevant.    


For the creation of a major new song cycle for the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra, Lior again pairs with regular collaborator Ade Vincent, an adventurous composer who works across classical, folk, electronic, pop, and the space between.  


Embracing Lior’s vision, Sophie Rowell has chosen iconic music by Grieg, da Falla, and Rebecca Clarke, echoing musical traditions across centuries.   


Repertoire Statement:

Edvard Grieg  

Holberg Suite  

Rebecca Clarke  

Passacaglia (arr viola & string orchestra)  

Manuel da Falla  

Seven Spanish Folk Songs  

Lior/Ade Vincent  

New song cycle*  


*MCO premiere commission


Artist Statement: (picture in order below)

Sophie Rowell 


Merewyn Bramble 




Melbourne Chamber Orchestra  

Sophie Rowell  GPAC show promo image portrait


Merewyn Bramble GPAC show promo image portrait


Lior GPAC show promo image portrait

Friday 24 November

GPAC Main Theatre

Full Price $60
Concession $45
Child $35
Group 10 + $54
Access $45

Additional Information

Duration: 120minutes, with 20min interval

Artists recommended age: All ages

Production warnings: May contain haze

COVID Refund Policy: Ticketholders can seek a refund up to 5 days prior to any performance date they are unable to attend due to COVID isolation. 

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