Ray Chen with Julien Quentin
- Date: Thursday, 16 August 2018, 7pm
- Venue: Llewellyn Hall ANU School of Music — School of Music, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
- Series: This event is part of the Musica Viva International Concert Season 2018 - Ray Chen with Julien Quentin series
- Tickets: Adult: $45 - $95 | Concession: $39 - $83 | Under 40: $40 | Under 30: $30 (booking fees may apply) — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 1800 688 482
Experience a terrific celebration of the violin in all its moods with Ray Chen. Born in Tawian and raised in Brisbane, he moved to the USA in his teens to pursue intensive violin studies. Since then, Ray’s appearances as a soloist with great orchestras around the world have carved his niche as a heart-stopping virtuoso.
On his return to Australia, Ray is joined by his regular playing partner, acclaimed French pianist Julien Quentin. A versatile and sensitive musician, Julien’s musicianship is the perfect accompaniment to Ray’s heartfelt artistry and jaw-dropping violin pyrotechnics.
Ray’s assured playing is on show as he tackles works by Franck, Ysaÿe, and Ravel, and free to create a work with no technical limitations, composer Matthew Hindson’s world premiere is sure to be an exciting spectacle.
attrib VITALI Chaconne for violin and continuo in G minor
FRANCK Sonata in A major for violin and piano
YSAŸE Sonata for solo violin in D minor, op 27 no 3
Matthew HINDSON Violin Sonata no. 1. 'Dark Matter'
Featured non-Australian music: Vitali, Franck, Ysaÿe, Ravel
Featured Australian Works
||Violin Sonata no. 1 : ‘Dark Matter’ (2018) by Matthew Hindson|
— performed by Ray Chen and Julien Quentin
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