Ray Chen Returns

Queensland's own violin master

Concert Hall, QPAC

Ray Chen Returns

Tune in to the magical charms of violin and strings.

Revel in music by Bach and Handel, the towering composers of the Baroque Period. About the Chaconne, Brahms said it expressed, ‘a whole world of the deepest thoughts and most powerful feelings.’ Bach’s compelling and energised Suite is majestic. Stately grandeur also informs Handel’s Concerto with its glorious antiphonal effects, the period’s equivalence of stereo. Also savour the refreshing sound world of horns, oboes and bassoon. In Mendelssohn’s Concerto, the violin’s soaring melody, the orchestra’s exquisitely spun accompaniment and the astonishing pyrotechnics required from the soloist is breathtaking. Enjoy more of this composer’s flair for crafting melody and dramatic string tapestries in Sinfonia No.10.

Join us at 6.30pm in the Concert Hall for an insightful pre-concert talk. These pre-concert talks help to deepen your experience and create new pathways to enjoy the concert ahead. You can enter the pre-concert talk via Door 1.

#This concert is also featured in the Morning Masterworks series

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Queensland's own violin master

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#Works

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Bach, J. S.

Chaconne in D minor, BWV1004

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Bach, J. S.

Orchestral Suite No.4 in D, BWV1069

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Handel

Double Orchestral Concerto No.2, HWV333 in F

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Mendelssohn

Sinfonia No.10 in B minor

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Mendelssohn

Concerto in E minor for Violin and Orchestra, Op.64


#Musicians

Erin Helyard

Erin Helyard

Conductor

Ray Chen

Ray Chen

Violin

#Performances

12

Saturday

12 October 2019

7:30pm

#Prices

A Reserve

Price

$49 - $119

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B Reserve

Price

$49 - $99

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C Reserve

Price

$49 - $79

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D Reserve

Price

$39 - $49

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#Ticket Information

Ticket Terms

All ticket prices are subject to change based on demand. Purchase early to lock in the best prices and your favourite seats.

Transaction Fees

A transaction fee of $7.20 applies per transaction.

Third Party Resellers

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#Partners

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