Contrasts

At Townsville Civic Theatre on 24th August 2013 at 7:30pm

A video of the orchestra rehearsing Peter Sculthorpe’s piece Mangrove is available on the ABC web site at this link.

 

Featuring our guest conductor Raymond Yong

Raymond Yong was born in Malaysia, emigrating to Australia at the age of two. He received his initial musical training in Perth, performing regularly in public piano recitals from an early age. It was in High School that he forst took to the podium as a conductor, directing his school orchestra and choir...
 
Click on Raymond Yong's photo to see the full biography.
 

Music Programme

Peter Sculthorpe

  • Mangrove

(with digital narrative by filmmakers from Umbrella Studio)

Edward Elgar

  • Cello Concerto in E minor Op. 85

Ludwig van Beethoven

  • Symphony No 5 in C minor Op. 67