Shifting conclusion to cello pageant
THE cream of younger expertise from Canberra and the broader area was on present on the weekend with the ANU College of Music’s new cello mini-festival.
I made it to the Larry Sitsky Recital Room for the ultimate tertiary college students’ recital, a show of passionate cello.
Canberra’s James Monro took out first place with some rocoo variations Tchaikovsky and a brand new composition of his personal, intently adopted by Eloise Ng, who carried out Hungarian Rhapsody by Popper and a sonata by Fauré.
We additionally noticed in competitors Gabriel Fromyhr in an unconventional efficiency on a gut-stringed cello, highly effective works, together with one among her personal, by Enola Jeffries in addition to non-competition showcase performances by Chloe Legislation and Eleanor Bladon.
It was a transferring conclusion to an occasion two of its organisers, Lindy Reksten and David Pereira, confidently count on will develop into a daily merchandise on the College of Music calendar.
The complete record of placements is:
Major College students’ Recital
Winner: Ivy Yan
Runners-Up: Sienna Pleasure Copaceanu and Ryan Xing
Secondary College students’ Recital
Winner: Gabrielle Zhong
Runner-Up: Alexander Davidson
Tertiary College students’ Recital
Winner: James Monro (ANU College of Music pupil)
Runner-Up: Eloise Ng (ANU College of Music pupil)
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Ian Meikle, editor