Ian Munro - Dances of Life & Death
- Date: Saturday, 2 April 2016, 8pm
- Venue: Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre — 597 High St, Penrith, NSW
- Tickets: Adults: $50 | Children: $45 | Concession: $45 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (02) 4723 7600
Ian Munro, one of Australia leading concert pianists and composers will present a thrilling program exploring dance as expressed by several of the world’s greatest composers.
Munro’s career has taken him around the world, to over thirty countries across Europe, Asia, North America and Australasia. A distinguished and highly awarded musician, he’s the only Australian to have received the Premier Grand Prix at the Queen Elisabeth Competition for Composers.
Audiences may be familiar with Munro’s ABC Classics recordings and as his work as soloist and chamber musician with the Australia Ensemble. He was also part of The Joan’s Piano Series last year, performing on one of Six Grands with Tamara-Anna Cislowska, Stephanie McCallum, Clemens Leske, Neal Peres Da Costa and Valerie Forbes-Mavridis.
The program will include:
Mozart - Turkish Rondo
Beethoven - Fur Elise, Six Ecossaises, Andantino in F, Rage Over a Lost Penny
Chopin - Waltz C sharp, Minute Waltz, Nocturne in F sharp, 3 Ecossaises
Liszt - Mephisto Waltz
Satie - Gymnopedie, Je te Veux, Gnossienne
Granger - Country Garden, Irish Tune, Molly on the Shore
Ginastera - Three Argentinian Dances.
Featured non-Australian music: Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt, Satie, Joplin, Ginastera
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