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Australian Youth Orchestra: 60th anniversary concert


Australian Youth Orchestra: 60th anniversary concert

  • Date: Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 7pm
  • Venue: Llewellyn Hall ANU School of Music — School of Music, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
  • Tickets: Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Join the Australian Youth Orchestra as they celebrate the raw energy and exceptional talents of Australia’s next generation of classical musicians. Hand-selected from around the country and united under the deft baton of accomplished English conductor Andrew Gourlay, hear these fine young players bring a popular selection of orchestral works to life.

This concert will showcase a diverse repertoire of classics from Sculthorpe's Sun Music III to Rachmaninov’s rapturous Symphony No.2 and Elgar’s moving Cello Concerto, performed with the masterful skill of renowned cellist, Li-Wei Qin. Don’t miss your chance to experience the brilliance of the AYO as they mark their 60th anniversary with this special performance.

Featured non-Australian music: Rachmaninov, Elgar

Featured Australian Works

Sun music III : full orchestra (1967) by Peter Sculthorpe
— performed by Andrew Gourlay and Australian Youth Orchestra

Featured artists

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