Rhapsody in Blue

At Townsville Civic Theatre on 23rd March 2014 at 5:00pm

In this concert we welcome Benjamin Martin as soloist. Works by Beethoven, Copland, Bernstein and Gershwin.

 

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

Ludwig van Beethoven

  • Symphony No. 6 in F major Op 68 “Pastoral”

Aaron Copland

  • An Outdoor Overture

Leonard Bernstein

  • Three Dance Episodes from “On the Town”

George Gershwin

  • Rhapsody in Blue

Guest Artist: Benjamin Martin

Piano

Pianist/composer Benjamin Martin has become known as an artist of exceptional versatility and subtlety of expression…

 

Photo Gallery

Photo Credit: Chrissy Maguire