Strauss, Gershwin and Carmen

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The ever popular Overture to Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss II leads us into this festive evening of orchestral music.

Paul Terracini conductor
Simon Tedeschi piano

Penrith Symphony Orchestra

STRAUSS II              Overture: Die Fledermaus
GERSHWIN             Piano Concerto in F
TBA                            New Work: winner of PSO composition award
BIZET                        Selections from Carmen Suites

One of Australia’s most loved pianists, and well-known in western Sydney, Simon Tedeschi, appears with PSO as soloist in George Gershwin’s glittering Piano Concerto in F. Commissioned immediately after Rhapsody in Blue by Walter Damrosch, the work explores more traditional concerto forms than its predecessor.

A new work by the winner, to be announced, of PSO’s Young Composer Award will be premiered at this concert.

Completing the program is a selection from the two Carmen Suites, drawn from one of the most widely performed operas in the repertoire, Bizet’s Carmen.

Adult $60
Concession $52
Child $28
Family $154
Group +10 $45 per ticket

  • Saturday, Oct 28 2017 8:00pm

Paul Terracini conductor
Simon Tedeschi piano

Penrith Symphony Orchestra

STRAUSS II              Overture: Die Fledermaus
GERSHWIN             Piano Concerto in F
TBA                            New Work: winner of PSO composition award
BIZET                        Selections from Carmen Suites

One of Australia’s most loved pianists, and well-known in western Sydney, Simon Tedeschi, appears with PSO as soloist in George Gershwin’s glittering Piano Concerto in F. Commissioned immediately after Rhapsody in Blue by Walter Damrosch, the work explores more traditional concerto forms than its predecessor.

A new work by the winner, to be announced, of PSO’s Young Composer Award will be premiered at this concert.

Completing the program is a selection from the two Carmen Suites, drawn from one of the most widely performed operas in the repertoire, Bizet’s Carmen.

Adult $60
Concession $52
Child $28
Family $154
Group +10 $45 per ticket

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