CSO: ActewAGL Llewellyn Three
- Date: Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 7:30pm
- Venue: Llewellyn Hall ANU School of Music — School of Music, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
- Tickets: Adult: $95 | Concession: $85 | Under 30: $29 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (02) 6262 6772
Australian pianist Andrea Lam showcases her incredible talents with Russian composer-pianist Sergei Rachmaninov’s formidable First Piano Concerto.
Lam made her concerto debut with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra when she was just 13-years-old and has never looked back, now enjoying an exciting international career that sees her performing in venues from the Sydney Opera House to Carnegie Hall. She joins conductor Nicholas Milton in a concert that opens with the frenzied whirling of Ravel’s La Valse, features Matthew Hindson’s glittering The Stars Above Us All—written for the HUSH Music Foundation—and culminates in Modest Mussorgsky’s well-loved Pictures at an Exhibition.
Mussorgsky’s most popular piano work, which guides the listener through a musical art gallery, past vividly depicted scenes from the mighty Gates of Kiev to the witch Baba-Yaga’s magical hut on hen’s legs, will be performed in Ravel’s magnificent orchestration.
Nicholas Milton AM Conductor
Artistic Patronage ActewAGL
Andrea Lam Piano
FREE Pre-concert talk 6.45pm
RAVEL La Valse
RACHMANINOV Piano Concerto No. 1, op. 1
MATTHEW HINDSON The Stars Above Us All
MUSSORGSKY (orchestrated by Ravel) Pictures at an Exhibition
Featured non-Australian music: Ravel, Rachmaninov, Mussorgsky
Featured Australian Works
||The stars above us all : fo orchestra (2012) by Matthew Hindson|
— performed by Canberra Symphony Orchestra and Nicholas Milton
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