2010 National Youth Concerto Competition Finals Week Recitalists Concert

6pm Friday 22 October 2010
Theme & Variations Showroom
60 Commercial, Newstead Brisbane Australia 
Anna Lisa Da Silva Chen, Oliver Scott, Sally Law, Kako Miura 
In association with Queensland Youth Orchestras
RSVP appreciated (07) 3666 0650 or alice@themeandvariations.com
The National Youth Concerto Competition (NYCC) was established by John Curro AM MBE in 1976 to encourage the development of exceptional young Australian string players, and is the most significant competition of its kind in Australia. Applicants must be seventeen years or under and not studying at a tertiary institution. 
Previous winners of the competition include the Richard Tognetti (1980), Nicholas Milton (1985), Li-Wei Qin (1993), Kristian Winther (2000), Ray Chen (2002). Many previous participants have pursued a successful musical career both nationally and internationally.

6pm Friday 22 October
Associate Artist: Mitchell Leigh
Anna Lisa Da Silva Chen, Violin
Frédéric Chopin Nocturne in C sharp minor
George Gershwin It Ain’t Necessarily So, from Porgy and Bess
Pablo de Sarasate Caprice Basque op. 24 for Violin and Piano
Oliver Scott, Cello
Gabriel Faure Elegy op. 24
David Popper Tarantella for Cello and Piano op. 33
Sally Law, Violin
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Three pieces
Felix Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor op. 64
3rd Mvt Allegretto, ma non troppo
Kako Miura, Violin
Pablo de Sarasate Carmen Fantasy after Bizet’s Opera
Op. 25 for Violin and Piano
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For your information: 
The Finals Concert for the NYCC:
Sunday 24 October 2010, 3pm
Old Museum Concert Hall
Queensland Youth Symphony
Conductor John Curro AM MBE




Whether you wish to follow a professional career at the highest level or simply enjoy the greatest hobby of them all, there is something for everyone in the QYO program. Our alumni have won the most prestigious international competitions and played in some of the world’s leading ensembles, both chamber and symphonic, in Australia and overseas. They have also become some of this country’s most successful and respected teachers at all levels.
John Curro AM MBE
Director of Music


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