The Junior Finals


Friday, February 28, 2014

Butler School of Music, Bates Recital Hall (Austin map)

Featuring Bion Tsang (Part 1)
Gerhardt Zimmerman and The University of Texas Symphony Orchestra (Part 2)

The Junior Finals take place in two sessions. In the first part (free admission), competitors perform a sonata movement with piano by Beethoven, Schubert or Brahms. They will also play a demanding piece of chamber music; a work for violin and cello by Norwegian composer and violinist Johan Halvorsen on a theme by Georg Friederich Handel. In the second half (paid admission) each finalist performs their chosen virtuoso work accompanied by the University of Texas Symphony Orchestra.

7 Junior Finalists

Program to include:
HANDEL-HALVORSEN:  Passacaglia in G minor for violin and cello
SARASTE: Zigeunerweisen
WAXMAN: Carmen Fantasy
SAINT-SAËNS: Rondo Capriccioso
WIENIAWSKI: Polonaise Brillante No 2. Op 21

The winners will be announced at the end of the evening.

Part 1: 2.30pm

with Bion Tsang – cello

Free Event tag

Part 2: 7.00pm

(tickets $22 – $44)
with The University of Texas Symphony Orchestra
Gerhardt Zimmermannmusic director and conductor

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