Viva il Mandolino! FAME Festival Canberra 2019 Finale Concert

Community Event

12 Jan 2019

Led by virtuoso Italian mandolinist Carlo Aonzo from Savona, Italy, the orchestra of FAME members (Federation of Australasian Mandolin Ensembles) from all over Australia and from New Zealand will be presenting a repertoire with a theme based on the idea of the mandolin’s travel from Italy to Australia.

60 players of mandolins, mandolas, mandocellos, guitars and basses will present the world premier performance of a major work commissioned from well known Melbourne composer, guitarist and teacher Michelle Nelson. This 13 minute piece, “Viaggio del Mandolino”, in three movements features a prelude showcasing a stunning solo from Carlo Aonzo .


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From AU$10.00

Adults $25, Concession $20, Children under 16 $10

Event Times

12 Jan 2019

Once Only Event


Albert Hall

100 Commonwealth Avenue, Yarralumla, 2600

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