Concert 3 2024

Youth Concerto Competition

Conductor:
Andrew Groch
Date:
September 8, 2024
Time:
2.30pm
Venue:
Darebin Arts Centre

Compere: Phillip Sametz

Darebin Arts Centre is at 401 Bell St, Preston.


The Preston Symphony Orchestra Youth Concerto Competition is one of the few opportunities for talented young musicians to perform a concerto work with a full symphony orchestra. The competition has been running since 1988 and 2024 will be the 35th occasion.

This year the awards will be made by the Mayor of Darebin, Susanne Newton.


The Contestants & Music

Charlie Wu
Piano
Mendelssohn, Piano concerto no1, Mvts 1&2

Derek Chen Ao Wei
Double bass
Koussevitsky, Concerto for Double bass, Mvt 1

Ethan Chiao
Cello
Shostakovich, Cello concerto no1, Mvt 1

Maggie Wang
Cello
Tchaikovsky, Variations on a Rococo Theme, Theme & variations (1, 2, 3, 7)

Ethan Borg
Bassoon
Weber, Andante and Rondo for Bassoon

David Chon
Violin
Tchaikovsky, Violin concerto Mvt 3