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Orli Shaham in Recital

Event

Orli Shaham in Recital

  • Date: Monday, 3 July 2017, 7pm
  • Venue: City Recital Hall — 2 Angel Place, Sydney, NSW
  • Tickets: Full: $59 - $90 | Concession: $53 - $90 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Orli Shaham is fine-tuning an inventive program of Brahms and Brahms-inspired piano music for her 2017 Sydney recital.

It pivots around Brahms's late piano pieces – intensely felt music full of character and personality. They might be miniatures but together they make a majestic final statement. And Shaham complements them with music directly and indirectly inspired by Brahms, including Brett Dean's Hommage à Brahms – three pieces designed to be played as interludes to Brahms's Op.119. Also in store is music Shaham commissioned from Israeli-American Avner Dorman: two intermezzos based partly on pieces from Opp. 118 and 119, and a third that is all Dorman's own. After Brahms, she says, is "ingenious, sensuous and powerful". Combining her passion for Brahms's music and a deep intellectual curiosity, Shaham thinks of this recital as if she were grouping works of art together in the same room, with old and new providing mutual illumination.

Program

JS Bach French Suite No.6, BWV 817
Brahms Six Piano Pieces, Op.118
Dorman After Brahms
Dean Hommage à Brahms
Brahms Four Piano Pieces, Op.119

Pre-concert talk by Yvonne Frindle at 6.15pm in the First Floor Reception Room.

Featured non-Australian music: JS Bach, Brahms, Dorman

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 9250 7777

Featured Australian Works

Hommage à Brahms (solo piano) (2013) by Brett Dean
— performed by Orli Shaham

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