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Steel City Strings | Symphonic Sounds

21 September 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST

Tickets: Adult $45 | Senior/pensioner $40 | Student $20 | Child under 18 $10 | Family (2 adults + 2 children) $100 | Groups of 5+ $20/person

In a program chosen for its romantic lyricism and drama, Steel City Strings joins forces with Anna da Silva Chen to perform Beethoven’s mighty violin concerto. The string orchestra, augmented with brass, woodwind and percussion, will also present Mozart’s exhilarating Jupiter Symphony, regarded by some as among the greatest symphonies in classical music.

Sydney-born violinist Anna da Silva Chen is recognised as one of Australia’s finest emerging violinists, appearing as a soloist with many of Australia’s major orchestras. Featured as their Artist-in-Residence for two years, Anna performs extensively with the Australia Piano Quartet and has won many awards.

Steel City Strings have recently been acknowledged as a 2019 Art Music Awards winner for their contributions to music in Australia. They won the Award for Excellence in a Regional Area for their activities in 2018 and commitment to new Australian music.

Performers:

  • Anna da Silva Chen | solo violin
  • Steel City Strings

Steel City Strings are also the subject of a recent documentary, The Passion of Music. Of the documentary, the late, great Richard Gill AO said:

“It’s an extraordinary film and Steel City Strings is an extraordinary organisation. People are in for a huge treat.”

Keep your ears out for upcoming screenings, or purchase a copy of the DVD here.

You can watch the trailer below:

 

Venue

St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral, Wollongong
36 Harbour Street
Wollongong, NSW 2500 Australia
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