Freedom Trail Tues 4 July

Freedom Trail
7pm Tues 4 July @ Melbourne Recital Centre, Salon
Featuring Guest Vocalist Gorgi Coghlan


Artistic Director Gemma Turvey leads NPCO core players Jeremy, Rosie and Karen and guest cellist Campbell Banks along with special guest vocalist Gorgi Coghlan in a colourful celebration of America’s 4th of July. With a distinct Boston and New England focus – the seat of the American Revolution– the evening will include movements from Gemma’s American Suite, her arrangement of Gershwin’s Lullaby for Strings, and music by NPCO favourite Eugene Friesen. Expect Appalachian, Bluegrass, Sondheim and some musical fireworks!


We look forward to seeing you at our favourite home away from home, for what promises to be a fantastic smorgasbord of great music!


Tickets $39 and selling fast. Book online at or by phone: 03 9699 3333

7pm Tues 4 July Melbourne Recital Centre

Corner Sturt St and Southbank Blvd, Southbank

Presented by NPCO Limited and Melbourne Recital Centre


Concert duration approx 1 hour, no interval



Gorgi Coghlan – Guest Vocalist

Gemma Turvey – Piano

Jeremy Blackman – Violin

Campbell Banks – Cello

Karen Heath – Clarinet/Bass Clarinet/Flute

Rosie Savage – French Horn


Featured Repertoire

First Ride  - composed by Eugene Friesen 


Bunker Hill and Boston Calling – composed by Gemma Turvey 


Lullaby for Strings – composed by George Gershwin


Down to the River to Pray – Trad.


Send in the Clowns –  composed by Stephen Sondheim


….and some surprises!