Recognising Potential
Realising Great Performances

CONCERTS 2022 – August - November
Full Concerts 2022

20th August Monash Medical Orchestra – Gippsland Concert
Saint-Saëns  Symphony No. 3 in C minor (Op. 78)
Elgar  Enigma Variations (Op. 36)             

11th September Maroondah Symphony Orchestra
George Wood Performing Arts Centre
Rossini Overture to William Tell (1827)
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor (Op. 37)
Brahms  Symphony No. 2 in D (Op. 73)
18 September Repeat Concert – Aveo, Cherry Tree Grove, Croydon

20th November Maroondah Symphony Orchestra
George Wood Performing Arts Centre
Verdi Overture to The Force of Destiny (1862)
Dukas The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (1897)
Beethoven Larghetto from Symphony No. 7 (Op. 92)
Khachaturian  Adagio from Spartacus (1956)
Sibelius Finlandia (Op. 26)
Tchaikovsky Romeo & Juliet Fantasy Overture (1880)
Barber Adagio for Strings (Op. 11)
Holst Jupiter” from “The Planets” (1914-1916)
27th November Repeat Concert - Burrinja Cultural Centre, Upwey

TBD La Fraternita di Solisti “Ukraine, Longing for Peace”

CONCERTS 2022 – April - July

3rd April Maroondah Symphony Orchestra
“Welcome Back to our Concerts” George Wood Performing Arts Centre
Dvořák Slavonic Dances 5 and 6 (Op. 46)
Salieri Flute and Oboe Concerto in C (1774)
Beethoven Symphony No. 6 in F (Op. 68)
Solo Flute and Oboe:  Rachel Lau and Brienne Gawler

22nd May Moorabool Light Orchestra “Gypsy Dances”    
Bacchus Marsh Public Hall
J. Strauss Jnr. The Gypsy Baron Overture (1885)         
Sarasate Gypsy Songs (Zigeunerweisen) (Op. 20)
Williams Theme to the movie Schindler’s List (1993)
Monti Csárdás (1904)
Dvořák Slavonic Dances Nos.1 and 4 (Op. 46)
J. Strauss (Jnr.) Tales from the Vienna Woods (Op. 325)ë
Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G minor (1874)
Encore: Anderson Fiddle-Faddle(1947)   
Solo Violin:  Adel Kalnoki

30th June – 3rd July Townsville Winter Orchestral School – CANCELLED
Mozart Marriage of Figaro Overture (K. 492)
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D (Op. 35)
Beethoven Symphony No. 5 in C minor (Op. 67)
Dvořák Slavonic Dance No. 8 (Op. 46)

2020 – BSO

Ballarat and Beethoven were busy making 2020 and the 250th anniversary a special year.

Gyula Cseszkó

Conductor, Artistic Director, Music Educator
M.Mus (Melb.) Grad.Dip.Ed

This experienced Conductor, Artistic Director, Music Educator and Adjudicator has had a career hallmarked with excellence over the last twenty years, having conducted over forty orchestras and eight choirs. After conducting a successful concert with the Maroondah Symphony earlier this year, the orchestra have engaged Gyula Cseszkó (M.Mus [Melb.] Grad.Dip.Ed), for four more concerts in 2022.

Born of Hungarian-Dutch parents in Adelaide, Gyula studied Viola with John Gould, Glynne Adams and Keith Crellin and received a Master of Music in conducting from Melbourne University in 2003, studying under Professor John Hopkins OBE.  He has also studied with conductors Denis Vaughan, Nicholas Braithwaite, Shalom Ronly-Riklis, Carlo Felice Cillario and Carl Crossin OAM.

He founded and was Chief Conductor/Artistic Director of La Fraternita di Solisti, his own professional chamber orchestra, for five years. He has also served as Conductor of the Ballarat Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne University Biomedical Orchestra, and the Hawthorn U3A Orchestra for over eleven years, for the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Orchestra, the Melbourne University Symphony Orchestra, and guested for the Zelman Memorial Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Lawyers and Barrier Reef Orchestras, and Monash Medical Orchestra over the last two years.