AngelsSIMON READE conductor
MATTHEW VAN EMMERIK euphonium
Tonights program to include:
STRAVINSKY - Octet
DE MEIJ - UFO concerto
TICHELI - Angels in the Architecture
7.30pm | Friday 2 September 2016
Conservatorium Recital Hall
5 Sandy Bay Road, Hobart
TICKETS: All Tickets $10
The Hobart Wind Symphony is a high level ensemble performing the peak repertoire of wind band. The ensemble aims to produce high quality music for contest and concert performance.
The Hobart Wind Symphony competes regularly in Tasmanian State and Australian National Band Championships. In 2009, 2010 and 2013 the Hobart Wind Symphony won the A-Grade Concert Band section of the Australian National Band Championships, placed second in 2007 and 2011, and placed third in 2014. The Wind Symphony have held the title of Tasmanian Open A-Grade Concert Champion since 2007.
The Wind Symphony performs concerts in Hobart in venues such as the Town Hall, Stanley Burbury Theatre, St David's Cathedral and the University of Tasmania Conservatorium of Music. It has premiered a number of works by Tasmanian composers and participated in major choral events.
In 2007 the ensemble completed its first recording, funded by Arts Tasmania. In 2009 Hobart City Band Inc. released "Extreme Makeover", a CD featuring both the Hobart Wind Symphony and the Hobart City Brass Band.