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Australian Youth Orchestra with Hélène Grimaud
August 6, 2016 @ 8:00 pm$45
Experience the brilliance and exhilaration of the Australian Youth Orchestra in this homecoming concert featuring critically acclaimed French pianist, Hélène Grimaud.
On the final leg of the Australian Youth Orchestra’s 22nd International Tour, ninety-seven of Australia’s finest young musicians will return from Europe and China, after performing in some of the world’s most prestigious concert halls and festivals, to play Mahler’s spellbinding Symphony No.1 and Ravel’s effervescent Piano Concerto in G Major. Led by celebrated conductor Manfred Honeck, the orchestra will demonstrate their skilful brilliance to captivate Australian audiences.
Don’t miss your chance to experience the excitement of the Australian Youth Orchestra together with internationally renowned artists Hélène Grimaud and Manfred Honeck.
VINE Celebrare Celeberrime
RAVEL Piano Concerto in G major
MAHLER Symphony No.1 in D major, Titan
“AYO musicians came to the stage with an energy that could power a small city” – Sydney Morning Herald
“Grimaud doesn’t sound like most pianists: she is a rubato artist, a reinventor of phrasings, a taker of chances.” The New Yorker