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Australian Youth Orchestra: 60th anniversary concert
- Date: Thursday, 16 February 2017, 7pm
- Venue: Sydney Town Hall — 483 George St, Sydney, NSW
- Tickets: Tickets can be purchased online
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
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