Schedule Overview 2016

 

Aug/Sept 2016 Fri 19 August Sun 28 August Mon 29 August Tues 30 August Wed 31 August Thurs 1 September Fri 2 September Sat 3 September
10:30       Masterclass 10:30am        
11:00              
12:00              
12:30                
13:00           Lunchtime
Concert 1pm
   
13:30              
14:00                
14:30                
15:00  

Young Con
Duo Concert
3pm

           
15:30              
16:00              
16:30   Afternoon Recital 4:30pm            
17:00              
17:30                
18:00                
18:30                
19:00 Opening
Gala Concert
7pm
  Silver Garburg 7pm   Two Pianos & Percussion Recital 7pm   Evening Recital 7pm Festival Finale 7pm
19:30      
20:00        
20:30              
21:00                

Masterclass 1: Young Conservatorium Duos

Young Conservatorium MasterclassSunday 14 August - 3pm

Venue: Ian Hanger Recital Hall, Queensland Conservatorium
Tickets: Free entry

Artistic Director of the festival, Jenni Flemming will present a masterclass for Young Conservatorium pianists, who will be performing duet and trio repertoire which will be engaging and contemporary. The students will hone their ensemble skills but also have lots of fun!

 

Concert 1: Opening Gala Concert

Liam Viney and Anna GrinbergFriday 19  August, 7pm

Venue: St Peters Lutheran College, Performing Arts Complex
Tickets: $30/$15 - https://australianpianoduofestival.eventbrite.com.au 

Bar open from 6pm

Featuring St Peter's alumnus and UQ Lecturer Liam Viney, the Silver Garburg Duo from Berlin/Israel, the Young Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra & Student Soloists

JS Bach - Concerto in C major  (1st movt.) for Two Pianos and String Orchestra 

Nicolas Margarit and Reuben Johnson, with the YCSO directed by Gwyn Roberts

 

JS Bach - Erbarme dich  from St Matthew Passion (arr. Greg Anderson)

for two pianos 

Liam Viney & Anna Grinberg

 

Faure - Dolly Suite

for one piano, four hands

Brachi Tilles & Jenni Flemming

 

Adams - Hallelujah Junction

for two pianos 

Liam Viney & Anna Grinberg

INTERVAL

Mozart - Concerto in Eb major (1st movt.) for Two Pianos and Orchestra 
Toki Onoda and Ruby Luck, with the YCSO directed by Stefanie Smith

Schubert - Lebensstürme
Wagner/Garburg - Quintet from Meistersinger
Saint-Saens - Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
The Silver/Garburg Duo 

 

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Concert 2: Two's Company - Three's Allowed

Young Conservatorium ConcertYoung Conservatorium Duos
Sunday 28 August, 3pm

Venue: Ian Hanger Recital Hall, QLD Conservatorium Griffith University
Tickets: At the door

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A Program featuring students from the thriving Young Con Piano Department.

Isaac Graham & Eric Sun
Handel arr. Weismann – Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (from Solomon)

Emily Zeng & Indigo Stuart 
JS Bach - Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit - Sonatina BWV 106 (Actus Tragicus)

Poppy Haines & Matilda Joyce
S.C. Foster  - Beautiful Dreamer

Lara Savage & Odette Chellew-Halford 
Jon George - Russian Festival

Josephine Hogarth & Vivien LewisYoung Conservatorium Concert
Catherine Rollin – Tarantella Brilliante

Joshua Liew & Amelie Liew  
Korda - Toy Dance
Grill – Brazil

Amber & Ruby May
Catherine Rollin – Russian Waltz

Anya Talamini & Jollie Window
Schmitz - Tango Prelude II

Joshua Liew & Fletcher Lievesley
JS Bach - Bourree from Violin Sonata No 2
Bober – Luck o’ the Irish

Mya Whatson & Ashleigh Whatson
Khatchaturian – Waltz

Niamh Maybloom & Emmanuel Pop
Monty Norman arr. Siskind - James Bond Theme

Jazmine & Ruby May
Thomas Peter-Horas – Tabasco

Santiago Botella Somodevilla & Khoa Tu-Nguyen
Michael Giacchino arr. Turner - Star Trek Into Darkness

Mya Whatson & Anh Le Thi Bui
Bach arr. Maier – Sicilienne (two pianos, four hands)

Wylie Raymond & Remington Raymond
John Williams arr. Keveren - Star Wars

Ashley He & Jacob Mui   
Pablo De Sarasate/arr Gehel – Spanish Dance (Navarra - Caprice        Basque – Navarra)

Jazmine May, Ruby May, Mya Whatson and Anh Le Thi Bui
Kevin Olson – Perpetual Commotion  (two pianos, eight hands)

Mya Whatson & Saei Dehyadegari
Piazzolla – Libertango (two pianos, four hands)

 

 

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Concert 3: Romantic Masterpieces

Brachi Tilles & Jenni FlemmingSunday 28 August, 4.30pm

Venue: Ian Hanger Recital Hall, QLD Conservatorium Griffith University
Tickets: At the door

Brahms - Waltzes and Hungarian Dances 
for one piano, four hands
Brachi Tilles & Jenni Flemming

Tchaikovsky - Symphony No 5  (1st and 3rd movts) 
for one piano, four hands
Angela Turner & Suzanna Hlinka

Liszt - Les Preludes 
for two pianos
Natasha Vlassenko & Oleg Stepanov

A concert of works most often associated with the symphony orchestra - Brahms Waltzes and Dances, Liszt "Les Preludes," and the 1st and 3rd movements of Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony. Artists performing are duo pianists and long-time friends Jenni Flemming and Brachi Tilles, younger generation acclaimed pianists Angela Turner and Suzanna Hlinka, and long-established husband and wife duo Natasha Vlassenko and Oleg Stepanov.

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Concert 4: The Silver/Garburg Duo

Monday 29  August, 7pm

Venue: Ian Hanger Recital Hall, Queensland Conservatorium
Tickets:
At the door

Schubert - Grande Sonata
Stravinsky - Petrushka
for one piano, four hands
Silver/Garburg Duo


During their residency at the Queensland Conservatorium, our international guests from Berlin/Tel Aviv will present these two masterworks of the Duo genre, and also teach and give masterclasses as part of the Queensland Conservatorium Project Week. 

 

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Concert 5: New Music + Percussion

Wednesday 31 August, 7pm

Venue: Ian Hanger Recital Hall, QLD Conservatorium Griffith University
Tickets: At the door

George Crumb - Music for a Summer Evening 
for two pianos and percussion
Sonya Lifschitz and Alex Raineri, with Nozomi Omote and Brent Miller

Martin Bresnick - "Handwork"
for two pianos
Anna Grinberg and Liam Viney

Yevgeniy Sharlat - "Touch Divided, Blocked"
for two pianos
A World Premiere performed by Anna Grinberg and Liam Viney

 

 

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Masterclass 2: Tertiary Student Duos

Tuesday 30 August:  10:30am - 12:30pm 

Venue: Ian Hanger Recital Hall, Queensland Conservatorium
Tickets: Free entry


Masterclass with Suzanna Hlinka and Sonya Lifschitz, working with tertiary students

Suzanna Hlinka     Sonya Lifschitz

 

 

 

 

Concert 6: Tertiary Students at Lunchtime

Thursday 1 September, 1pm

Venue: Ian Hanger Recital Hall, Queensland Conservatorium
Tickets: Free entry

Lunchtime concert featuring Duet and Four-Hands repertoire played by Brisbane's emerging young artists.

 

  

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Concert 7: French Favourites and New Works

Stewart KellyFriday 2 September, 7pm

Venue: Ian Hanger Recital Hall, Queensland Conservatorium
Tickets: At the door


Saint-Saens - Danse Macabre
 
for two pianos, eight hands
Sonya Lifschitz, Suzanna Hlinka, Adam McMillan and Stewart Kelly

Debussy - Petite Suite
for one piano, four hands
Brachi Tilles and Jenni Flemming

Christopher Healey - Three Caricatures 
for two pianos, four hands
A World Premiere played by Stewart Kelly and Adam McMillan

Francis Poulenc - Sonata for Two Pianos
for two pianos, four hands
Anna Carson and Timothy Young

John Carmichael - Latin American Suite
for two pianos, four hands
Timothy Young and Stewart Kelly

 

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Concert 8: Festival Finale

Sonya Lifschitz & Stephen EmmersonFestival Finale
Saturday 3 September, 7pm

Venue: Ian Hanger Recital Hall, QLD Conservatorium Griffith University
Tickets: At the door

Arensky - Suite No 1
for two pianos, four hands
Stewart Kelly & Adam McMillan

Brahms - Concerto in D minor (1st mvt)
for two pianos, four hands
Sonya Lifschitz & Stephen Emmerson

Prokofiev/Pletnev - Cinderella (excerpts)
for two pianos, four hands
Natasha Vlassenko & Oleg Stepanov

Gershwin/Grainger - Porgy and Bess
for two pianos, four hands
Anna Carson & Timothy Young

Bizet/Wilberg - Fantasy on theme’s from Carmen
for two pianos, eight hands
Sonya Lifschitz, Suzanna Hlinka, Adam Mc Millan & Stewart Kelly

 

 

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