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Tasmanian Youth Orchestra : Five-O Celebration


Tasmanian Youth Orchestra : Five-O Celebration

  • Date: Saturday, 28 March 2015, 7pm
  • Venue: Burnie Town Hall Theatre — Burnie Civic Centre, Wilmot St, Burnie, TAS
  • Series: This event is part of the Ten Days - Tasmanian International Arts Festival series
  • Tickets: $20/$15/$45 (family) — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

The Tasmanian Youth Orchestra turns 50 with a series of sensational concerts for the whole family. Performances in Burnie and Launceston will showcase TYO in a selection of percussive and pulsating pieces by some of Australia’s brightest new stars.

Special Guest and TYO Alumni, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra timpanist, Matthew Goddard makes a dazzling contribution to the carnival, in Brazilian prince of percussion Ney Rosauro’s Concerto for Timpani and Orchestra.

Conjuring images of animals, from mice to blue whales, TYO takes us from circus to sea in a program that culminates with Peggy Glanville-Hicks’ masterpiece Sinfonia da Pacifica.

The TYO’s 50th birthday celebration will have everyone dancing in their seats.

ROSAURO Concerto for Timpani and Orchestra
ABBOTT Fast Ride In A Suave Machine (play on Three Blind Mice)
CHARLTON Blue Whale Dreaming
GLANVILLE-HICKS Sinfonia da Pacifica

Greg Stephens conductor
Matthew Goddard timpani

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (03) 6210 5700

Featured Australian Works

Blue whale dreaming : full orchestra : youth orchestra (2005) by Richard Charlton
— performed by Greg Stephens and Tasmanian Youth Orchestra
Fast ride in a suave machine : original version for reduced orchestra (2006) by Katy Abbott
— performed by Tasmanian Youth Orchestra and Greg Stephens
Roar! : for orchestra (2003) by Maria Grenfell
— performed by Greg Stephens and Tasmanian Youth Orchestra
Sinfonia da Pacifica : full orchestra by Peggy Glanville-Hicks
— performed by Tasmanian Youth Orchestra and Greg Stephens

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