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Sun, 26 Sept


Kenilworth Hall

PAST EVENT: Great Russian and German Masterpieces

Join us for a day out in the country and hear melodic masterpieces from Khachaturian, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, Rimsky Korsakov, and Mendelssohn (featuring violin soloist Rhys Williams).

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PAST EVENT: Great Russian and German Masterpieces
PAST EVENT: Great Russian and German Masterpieces

Time & Location

26 Sept 2021, 2:00 pm

Kenilworth Hall, 7 Maleny Kenilworth Rd, Kenilworth QLD 4574, Australia

About the Event

  • Mendelssohn - 1st Movement of the Violin Concerto in E Minor with soloist Rhys Williams
  • Khachaturian - Adagio from Spartacus
  • Prokofiev - Montagues and Capulets from Romeo and Juliet Suite
  • Tchaikovsky - Movements from Nut Cracker Suite
  • Rimsky Korsakov - Capriccio Española

Rhys Williams: A Local Prodigy

Born on the Sunshine Coast in 1999, Rhys didn't start his journey with the violin until the age of 13, making swift progress through his school music lessons.  This prompted tutelage under Julie-Anne O'Reilly, until he graduated high school.

After studying a Bachelors of Science for a few years, Rhys realised his true love was music, and he left science behind to spend a year preparing for acceptance into the Queensland Conservatorium of Music.

Rhys is now in his second year at the Queensland Conservatorium, under the mentorship of Associate Professor and contemporary violinist, Graeme Jennings.  Praised by his colleagues for his fearlessness and musicality, Rhys is excited to return to his home on the Sunshine Coast to share the magic, in music, that words simply can't express.

The concert will be about 1 hour long, with no intermission.  High Tea will be available after the concert for $10, organised by Kenilworth Arts Council.

Tickets can be purchased at the door by debit- or credit-card, if there are any seats left.  We recommend you purchase tickets online to avoid disappointment.

Following Queensland Health directives, you will be required to use a contact tracing QR code and hand sanitiser as you enter, and practice social distancing when standing. Audience are recommended to wear a face mask upon entry and exit.

Tickets are non-refundable.  If the concert is cancelled due to COVID, we will offer you a voucher for a following concert.

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