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The Sonata Project: Bernadette Harvey

Event

The Sonata Project: Bernadette Harvey

  • Date: Saturday, 11 November 2017, 7pm (with a reception from 6pm)
  • Venue: Verbrugghen Hall — Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Cnr Macquarie St and Bridge St, Sydney, NSW
  • Tickets: Adults: $50 | Concession: $35 | Students: $15 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

This major new piano initiative asks: Is the piano sonata relevant to music of the 21st century? Why are so few piano sonatas written by (Australian) female composers? How important is it for a performer to be continually updated by the values, attitudes and choices of modern composers? What is the future of classical piano music? These and other intriguing questions are to be explored by the Australian concert pianist Bernadette Harvey, as part of The Sonata Project – a major piano initiative to be launched on 11 November 2017 at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. The Sonata Project features world premieres of piano sonatas, commissioned by Bernadette with the assistance of the Australia Council for the Arts and in collaboration with Fazioli Pianos, Con Brio and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Students and teachers – this is a new approach to classical music!

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 9351 2222

Featured Australian Works

Piano sonata (solo piano) (2016) by Jane Stanley — World premiere
— performed by Bernadette Harvey
Sea star fantasy : for solo piano (2015) by Ross Edwards
— performed by Bernadette Harvey
Sonata : for solo piano (2016) by Aristea Mellos — World premiere
— performed by Bernadette Harvey
The Demoiselle D'Ys (solo piano) by Melody Eötvös — World premiere
— performed by Bernadette Harvey

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