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Smorgasbord: Australian and modern works for piano
- Date: Friday, 11 October 2019, 7:00pm
- Venue: Recital Hall West, Sydney Conservatorium of Music — Cnr Macquarie St and Bridge St, Sydney, NSW Tickets: This is a free event
Katarina Grobler & Ronan Apcar present: SMORGASBORD! This isn't any other ordinary piano recital. Full of some amazing hidden gems and exciting favourites, featuring three piano duo pieces and a premiere. Whether you're a seasoned professional musician, or just like a classy evening out, this is the concert for you! With three piano duo works, a world premiere, and both hidden gems and celebrated classics of the 20th-century canon, this is a concert you won't want to miss. DISCLAIMER: No smorgasbords will be provided.
Performers: Ronan Apcar Katarina Grobler
Featured non-Australian music: Alexander Arutiunian/Arno Babadjanian: Armenian Rhapsody; Ruth Crawford Seeger: Prelude No. 6 and 8; Steve Reich: Piano Phase; Samuel Barber: Piano Sonata - III. Adagio mesto
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Featured Australian Works
||Djilile (solo piano) (1991) by Peter Sculthorpe|
||Fantasy on George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess (duos: 2 pianos) (1951) by Percy Grainger|
— performed by Katarina Grobler and Ronan Apcar
||Sonata for piano (solo piano) (1952) by Dulcie Holland|
||Variations on a Baltic folksong (solo piano) (1949) by Meta Overman|
|Three Stages of Accepting an Ugly Self-Portrait by Ronan Apcar|
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