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Songs of the revolution

Friday 19 September 2014, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Tuesday 23 September 2014, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
03 8664 7099
Bookings not required
Library forecourt
328 Swanston Street, Melbourne

Be uplifted by a series of musical performances as young people raise their voices in song to celebrate our Victor Hugo: Les Misérables – From Page to Stage exhibition. The pop-up lunchtime sessions feature a selection of favourite songs from the Les Misérables stage musical.

  • Friday 19 September: Songs of protest
    From 'La Marseillaise' to the Clash, an amplified band of students from the Victorian College of the Arts present 'Songs of the revolution', featuring revolutionary songs from 19th-century patriotism to punk.
  • Tuesday 23 September: The students sing
    In Melbourne to see the Les Misérables stage production, the Immanual College choir from Queensland perform a number of show tunes and jazz standards, plus a medley of songs from the musical.

Note: the event will be held in the front foyer if it's raining.

Victor Hugo exhibition

Make the most of the Victor Hugo experience with a visit to our world-first exhibition, Victor Hugo: Les Misérables – From Page to Stage, and discover the extraordinary story behind one of the greatest novels and most popular musicals of all time. Book online at Ticketek.