SIMON TEDESCHI + GUYS AND DOLLS

Rating: G
Length: 240 mins
Cast:
Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra
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SIMON TEDESCHI PROGRAM:
Edvard Grieg – Violin Sonata No.3 in C minor, Op. 45 (DUET)
Gershwin- 4 classic songs.
Fritz Kreisler – “Viennese Rhapsodic Fantasietta” (DUET)
Gershwin- Rhapsody in Blue.
Finale (DUET)

SIMON TEDESCHI is quite often described by respected critics and musical peers as one of the finest artists in the world making the young pianist’s mark on music both undeniable and admirable. Tedeschi signed with Sony in 2000 and his debut CD was nominated for an ARIA award for Classical Record of the Year. In 2004, he recorded Tchaikovsky’s 1st Piano Concerto and Greig’s Piano Concerto with conductor Richard Bonynge. In 2013, recorded GERSHWIN AND ME (Universal/ABC), a CD that stayed for two weeks at number 1 on the Australian classical music charts.
The same year, a follow up album was entitled GERSHWIN TAKE 2. He released a recording of MUSSORGSKY’S Pictures at an Exhibition for ABC/Universal and performed Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No 4 with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Tedeschi has played in the presence of different personalities of the world of politics, such as Vladimir Putin and George W Bush. He also played for the Dalai Lama at a fundraising concert.

His special guest for this event is ANDREW HAVERON.
Andrew Haveron joined the Sydney Symphony Orchestra as Co-Concertmaster in 2013, arriving in Sydney with a reputation as one of the most sought-after violinists of his generation. With his unrivalled versatility, he is highly respected as a soloist, chamber musician and concertmaster. Born in London in 1975, Andrew Haveron studied at the Purcell School and the Royal College of Music and in 1996 was the highest British prize winner at the Paganini Competition for the past 50 years. In 2004 he received an honorary doctorate from the University of Kent for his services to music.

PLUS! ON SCREEN! “GUYS AND DOLLS”
A lavish Hollywood production of the classic Broadway musical with a stunning cast: MARLON BRANDO, FRANK SINATRA, JEAN SIMMONS and VIVIAN BLAINE.
“This classic 1955 musical pairs up Sinatra and Brando for a tale of gambling and gallivanting that still never fails to delight.” ***** TOP RATING! THE GUARDIAN (UK)
“A proper CinemaScope delight, with fabulous dialogue, wonderful tunes.” DAILY MAIL (UK)
“A wonderful, lavish adaptation of the hit musical that boasts a score of classic production numbers..” FILM4.

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