Masterclass with Simon Tedeschi

Program: Masterclass with Simon Tedeschi

We begin today by acknowledging the Dharug people, Traditional Custodians of the land on which we gather today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present. We extend that respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples here today. 

Masterclass with Simon Tedeschi

Wednesday 13 April 3:45pm
Penrith Conservatorium of Music

Four specially selected pianists from Penrith Conservatorium perform at our masterclass with Simon Tedeschi.

Simon Tedeschi is one of Australia’s most renowned classical pianists, recipient of prizes such as Symphony Australia’s Young Performer of the Year Award, the Legacy Award from the Creativity Foundation (USA), first prize in the Keyboard division of the Royal Overseas League Competition (UK), and a Centenary of Federation Medal. He has performed in major concert halls and for festivals throughout Europe, North America, Asia, and Australia, and for world leaders including former US President George W. Bush and the Dalai Lama.

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Today’s performers: 
  1. Nathanael Liawinata
    Scarlatti: Sonata K35
  2. James Tjung
    Debussy: Arabesque No. 2: Allegretto Scherzando
  3. Kaleb Irawan
    Chopin: Etude Op. 10, No. 12 “Revolutionary”
  4. Dominic Hart
    Beethoven: 3rd movt., Sonata No. 8 “Pathetique”, Op. 13