RESONANCE at MPavilion Immerse yourself in a wash of interweaving sonic textures, pulsating rhythms and sonorous harmonies with Resonance, a musical exploration by the Victorian Guitar Orchestra.
Joined on stage by the Melbourne Guitar Quartet, one of Melbourne’s leading chamber ensembles, the Victorian Guitar Orchestra performs Resonance—an event for everyone from guitar enthusiasts to seasoned concert aﬁcionados and concert ﬁrst-timers.
This ‘guitars en masse’ spectacular celebrates a collection of modern-Australian and world-music inspired compositions, as well as echoing classic sounds through reinventions of works by Monteverdi and Vivaldi. Come to MPavilion for a string orchestra like no other.
FOUNDED IN 2014, MPAVILION IS AUSTRALIA’S LEADING ARCHITECTURE COMMISSION AND DESIGN EVENT.
MPavilion is an initiative of the Naomi Milgrom Foundation, supported by City of Melbourne, State Government of Victoria, through Creative Victoria and ANZ. Every year the Naomi Milgrom Foundation commissions an outstanding architect to design a temporary pavilion for the Queen Victoria Gardens, in the centre of Melbourne’s Southbank Arts Precinct. A new civic space, a cultural laboratory and an event hub, each MPavilion brings creative collaborators together to present a free, four-month-long program of talks, workshops, performances and installations, and more, from October to February. MPavilion spotlights Melbourne as the creative and design capital of Australia, and with Melbourne as a world renowned leader in liveability, MPavilion continues to foster discussion and debate about the role design, architecture and culture have in creating a city that is liveable, creative and equitable. MPavilion 2017 is designed by OMA / Rem Koolhaas & David Gianotten. Creators of modern architectural icons, OMA is a proliﬁc international practice of worldwide distinction and inﬂuence. MPavilion 2016 was designed by Bijoy Jain of Studio Mumbai, award-winning architect and practice of distinction based in India – its permanent home is at Melbourne Zoo. MPavilion 2015 was designed by AL_A, the studio of Stirling Prize–winning architect Amanda Levete, and now has a permanent new home in Melbourne’s Docklands. The 2014 MPavilion was designed by Australian ﬁrm Sean Godsell Architects, and can be visited at Melbourne’s Hellenic Museum. MPavilion’s 2017 program has been put together by creative director Robert Buckingham, deputy creative director Jessie French and producer Sara Savage.