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Soloists and Spontaneity

Conductor Alondra de la Parra
Piano Sergio Tiempo
2018 Artist-in-Residence

Stravinsky Concerto in E flat (Dumbarton Oaks)
Rachmaninov Concerto No.3 in D minor for Piano and Orchestra, op.30 *
INTERVAL
Bartók Concerto for Orchestra *

* Works also performed on Fri 3 Aug

Duration: Two hours, including a 20 minute interval (subject to change without notice)
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It’s not just Alondra de la Parra and Sergio Tiempo who star in this concert – you can glimpse all of the orchestral players as soloists in these winning works.

Stravinsky’s Dumbarton Oaks kicks off proceedings and recalls Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos in its bustling themes, but its shifting metres, syncopation and severe tonality is unmistakably Stravinsky! Composed in 1909, Rachmaninov’s third piano concerto then electrifies with its complex piano work and romantic melodies. Finally, Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra spotlights orchestral sections, duos and individuals in a pacy finish. Bravo!


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Program Notes

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Biographies

Music Director

Alondra de la Parra: Music Director

Alondra de la Parra has gained widespread attention for her spellbinding and vibrant performances, and her commitment to Latin American composers. She frequently works with some of the world's most prestigious orchestras including Orchestre de...
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ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE 2018

Sergio Tiempo

Described by Gramophone magazine as “perhaps the most dazzling and spontaneous pianist of his generation”, Sergio Tiempo has developed a reputation as one of the most individual of pianists, able to make even the most...
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The Queensland Symphony Orchestra Music Director is proudly supported by Tim Fairfax AC. The Artist-in-Residence program is supported by the Trevor & Judith St Baker Family Foundation and The University of Queensland.