Selby & Friends ‘A Tale Of Two Cities’ 2020 Season Opener

When:  From 03-Mar-20 to 08-Mar-20, at 7 pm March 3/ 2.15 pm March 8
Where:  City Recital Hall March 3/ Uniting Church, Turramurra March 8
 

Kathryn Selby, Clancy Newman, Emily Sun and Benjamin Mellefont

Selby & Friends’ 2020 season opener, A Tale of Two Cities, is a fascinating program of piano trios created in two of the world’s greatest cultural hubs of the 18th and 19th centuries, Vienna and St Petersburg.

From Vienna, they will play a beloved piano trio by Mozart and Brahms’ Trio for clarinet, cello and piano, and from St Petersburg, the powerful first trio by Anton Arensky and Stravinsky’s gem, A Soldier’s Tale for violin, clarinet and piano.

Artistic Director and pianist Kathryn Selby AM’s guest artists for this tour is a taste of her 2020 season focusing on talented next-generation artists who are making waves internationally. Selby is joined by virtuoso violinist Emily Sun, the ABC’s 2018 Australian Young Performer of the Year now residing in London; Benjamin Mellefont, Principal Clarinet of the London Philharmonic Orchestra; and cellist Clancy Newman, Naumburg International Competition winner and member of the Chicago Chamber Players and the Clarosa Piano Quartet.

The programme: Mozart Piano Trio No. 5 in C major, K. 548/ Brahms Trio in A minor for clarinet, cello and piano Op. 114/ Stravinsky
Suite, ‘L’histoire du Soldat’ for violin, clarinet and piano /Arensky Piano Trio in D minor, Op. 32 No.

Tickets and 2020 subscription packages are on sale now via the Selby & Friends website or by calling 1300 511 099. Concessions available.

 
Posted on February 14, 2020 @ 19.02
 

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