Willoughby Symphony: Genius
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Willoughby Symphony: Genius

The Willoughby Symphony’s 2017 Season, Enduring Passion, opens with the dazzling Genius concert featuring masterworks by Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Brahms, conducted by Chief Conductor and Artistic Director, Dr Nicholas Milton AM. Beethoven’s Leonore Overture is followed by soloist Lily Higson-Spence performing Mendelssohn’s evergreen Violin Concerto with Brahms’ Second Symphony crowning the concert. Lily Higson-Spence (17), was a finalist in…

Lloyd van’t Hoff – 2015 ABC Young Performer of the Year
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Lloyd van’t Hoff – 2015 ABC Young Performer of the Year

Clarinet player Lloyd Van’t Hoff won the prestigious Grand Final of the 2015 ABC Symphony Australia Young Performers Awards over the weekend, performing Copland’s Clarinet Concerto with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra conducted by Johannes Fritzsch at Federation Concert Hall in Hobart. Now 24, Lloyd studied clarinet at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music graduating with Honours in 2011…

Symphony Australia/ABC Young Performers Finalists Announced
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Symphony Australia/ABC Young Performers Finalists Announced

  Symphony Australia and the ABC have announced the 12 Finalists in the 2015 ABC Symphony Australia Young Performers Awards, to be held in Hobart 29 October – 7 November.   They are: Aaron Liu, 22 (Piano – QLD,  Christopher Cartlidge, 26 (Viola – VIC), Doretta Balkizas, 24 (Violin – VIC), Ennes Mehmedbasic, 20 (Oboe –  SW), Kiran Phatak, 25 (Flute…