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Shall We Dance - Geelong Symphony Orchestra

Presented by Geelong Symphony Orchestra

Shall We Dance - Geelong Symphony Orchestra

Conductor Mario Dobernig leads the GSO as it dances from classical ballet to flirt with a Spanish gypsy and even an encounter with Death himself.

This selection of lush music is a deviation from the orchestra’s usual programming, offering works seldom, if ever, heard in Geelong. Lily Bryant won the Australian Youth Classical Music Competition in 2022 and joins the orchestra with a thrilling arrangement of melodies from Bizet’s Carmen.


  • Conductor Mario Dobernig
  • Flute Lily Bryant


• Debussy Prélude à l’aprés midi d’un faune
• Saint-Saëns Danse Macabre
• Bizet / arr. Borne Carmen Fantasy
• Tchaikovsky Waltz from Eugene Onegin
• Tchaikovsky Balletsuite from Swan Lake

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Ticket prices

  • Full Price $60
  • Concession $55
  • Student Under 20 years $20


Costa Hall - Deakin University Geelong Waterfront


For accessible entry to the Costa Hall balconies, please use the central lift located via the main Deakin University Waterfront entrance. The full Deakin University Mobility Map can viewed here.


110 minutes, including a 20 minute interval

Act 1 | 45 mins
Interval | 20 mins
Act 2 | 45 mins


The Costa Hall Bar will be open one hour prior to the performance and during interval.


Please note that Geelong Arts Centre operates as a cash-free venue. We kindly ask visitors to exclusively use electronic payment.

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