The Arts Centre Gold Coast and Queensland Symphony Orchestra present QSO Plays Beethoven
Join QSO Music Director Alondra de la Parra for an evening of Beethoven and Mozart. In this special program, QSO presents the Australian debut tour of internationally acclaimed pianist Jan Lisiecki. Widely regarded as an “aristocrat of piano”, see him perform one of Mozart’s most popular piano concertos.
Conductor: Alondra de la Parra
Conductor Alondra de la Parra has gained widespread attention for her spellbinding and vibrant performances, making her one of the most compelling conductors of her generation. She holds the distinction of being the first Mexican woman to conduct in New York City, and is an official Cultural Ambassador for Mexican Tourism. She has been heralded by Plácido Domingo as “an extraordinary conductor.
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Soloists: Jan Lisiecki –
Just 22, Canadian pianist Jan Lisiecki has won acclaim for his extraordinary interpretive maturity, distinctive sound, and poetic sensibility. The New York Times has called him “a pianist who makes every note count”. Lisiecki’s insightful interpretations, refined technique, and natural affinity for art give him a musical voice that belies his age.
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Beethoven Leonore Overture no.3
Mozart Concerto No.20 in D minor for Piano & Orchestra
Beethoven Symphony No.1 in C major, op.21
SCHOOLS: School bookings welcome (via the button below) – suitable for audiences 12+ years. Please note new T&C’s on the Performance Booking Form for Schools. There is a Student Workshop (Explore Beethoven with QSO – Strings Workshop) available in conjunction with this performance. The confirmation of student numbers date for this show is 29 July 2017.