It’s a challenging, exciting work – and one performed by Australia’s own Grace Clifford.
At 22, she is one of the world’s brightest young stars, and returns home for this performance.
Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony whirls us away into an exploration of Fate. From a dark and brooding opening emerge some of his greatest melodies, a dazzling waltz and a gale-force finale.
LOUISA TREWARTHA Inspire*
LILBURN Aotearoa Overture
SIBELIUS Violin Concerto
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No.5
*Louisa Trewartha's Inspire was made possible through the Sydney Symphony Orchestra's 50 Fanfares Project and was commissioned by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, supported by Rosemary Swift, in memory of Leon Garry OAM.
GEMMA NEW conductor
GRACE CLIFFORD violin