Join Shrek, our unlikely hero, and his loyal steed Donkey…
With Slava Grigoryan
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ARIA Award-winning virtuoso guitarist and long-time friend of the Southern Cross Soloists, Slava Grigoryan headlines the ensemble’s first concert of 2021 officially kickstarting the journey toward their next jubilee.
With a scintillating program of Spanish and French masterworks, Slava and the ensemble traverse through European musical history, moving from the sizzling guitar works of the Spanish Baroque to the evocative masterpieces of Belle Époque greats Debussy and Ravel. This exotic program briefly visits Australian shores with the world premiere of a new work by Sydney composer Natalie Nicolas before culminating with the sultry, intoxicating beauty of Joaquin Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez.
“We always love playing with Slava and our audiences love to watch him: between his sensitive musical spirit to his incredible virtuosic dexterity, Slava never fails to mesmerise both the audience and his fellow musicians.” Tania Frazer – Artistic Director, Southern Cross Soloists
Slava Grigoryan – Guitarist
Various The Spanish Baroque – works by De Ribayaz, De Murcia and Matteis
Debussy Préludes (selections)
Natalie Nicolas Secrets World Premiere
Ravel Piano Concerto in G major
Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez
Unlike previous Southern Cross Soloist concerts held in the Concert Hall in Reverse Mode, Standard Seating will be applied in order to comply with COVID safe requirements.
Please note: Patrons who purchase a single ticket to Souvenirs de Aranjuez will be entitled to a discount on season tickets for Concerts 2 and 3 in 2021 when these concerts go on sale.
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