Australian Youth Orchestra In Concert – Guest artist Pei-Sian Ng and Conductor Benjamin Northey
17 April 2020 @ 7:30 pm AEST$25 – $54
The finest young musicians from around Australia aged 13-25, will launch into 2020 to celebrate the first twenty years of a new century performing KATS-CHERNIN Heaven is Closed, DVOŘÁK Cello Concerto and SIBELIUS Symphony No.1 with Guest artist Pei-Sian Ng cello and Conductor Benjamin Northey
To perform Dvořák’s Cello Concerto AYO will be joined by renowned Australian cellist Pei-Sian Ng, who was a member of the Australian Youth Orchestra twenty years ago and is currently Principal Cellist with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra.
As part of this season six young musicians will participate in their first ever AYO program, including thirteen year old cellist Jack Theakston from NSW, who will become the youngest member of the ensemble this year. Alongside him are five other first-timers including three musicians from Queensland, one from Melbourne and another from Perth.