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Orchestral Soloists

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

Rachmaninov Concerto No.1 in F sharp minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op.1
Bartók Concerto for Orchestra

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Written in 1891, the teenage Rachmaninov’s first piano concerto electrifies with its scorching pianism and melodies.

Martha Argerich taught Sergio Tiempo to rehearse multiple interpretations of this piece, and this inbuilt flexibility ignites his performance with a heart-in-the-mouth spontaneity that can’t be matched!

Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra, meanwhile, is exactly that – a chance for the whole orchestra to shine.

He said that the piece has a ‘tendency to treat the single orchestral instruments in a soloistic manner’, giving orchestral sections, duos and individuals the chance to really stand out. Unmissable.


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.

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