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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.1 in F sharp minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op.1
Bartók Concerto for Orchestra

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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! Written in 1891, the teenage Rachmaninov’s first piano concerto then electrifies with its incredible piano work and opulent harmonies. Finally, Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra spotlights orchestral sections, duos and individuals in a pacy finish. Bravo!

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Music Director

Alondra de la Parra

Alondra de la Parra has gained widespread attention for her spellbinding and vibrant performances, making her one of the most compelling conductors of her generation. She holds the distinction of being the first Mexican woman...
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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.