Steel City Strings is delighted to invite you to the Celebration of Youth, our first Concert Series for 2019.
Experience the energy as Steel City Strings is joined by BlueScope Youth Orchestra from the Wollongong Conservatorium of Music to form a 40-piece ensemble in a lively and exciting program
Our soloists are exceptionally talented young, award-winning, local musicians:
Peter Lavilles, winner of the 2018 Wollongong Conservatorium Concerto Competition, performing Weber’s virtuosic ‘Bassoon Concerto’
Cedar-Rose Newman, winner of numerous Eisteddfods, returns from her violin studies in New York to present Saint-Saëns’ brilliant ‘Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso’
Singer/songwriters Emma Snellgrove and Caitlin Schlenker will get feet tapping with their original song ‘Capsized’, which wowed audiences in the Cantabile Music Festival at Sydney Opera House in 2018
Adrian Whitehall, composer of ‘Absence of Light’. This piece has been composed specially for this event. Adrian has also had work commissioned and performed by the Australian Chamber Orchestra.
In addition the combined orchestras will play suites and dances for chamber orchestra by Purcell, Boyce, Grieg and Piazzolla.
Kiama Pavilion | Sunday 24 March – 2pm
Wollongong Town Hall | Saturday 30 March – 7.30 pm
Chevalier Performing Arts Centre | Sunday 31 March – 2pm
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