Selby & Friends – Beethoven by Ballot

Kathy Selby AM
Kathryn Selby AM

Selby & Friends look to their fans for their 2018 season opener Beethoven by Ballot with all the works on this concert programme selected by ballot, by their 2017 audiences.  Kathryn Selby AM, Artistic Director and pianist, is joined by brilliant young Australian violinist Grace Clifford and American virtuoso cellist Clancy Newman for this all-Beethoven programme.

Grace Clifford has been a regular guest artist with Selby & Friends since her performances as a Development Artist at the age of fourteen.  A student at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, she is an ABC Young Performer of the Year winner and has performed Bruch’s Violin Concerto with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

Cellist and composer Clancy Newman, was first-prize winner of the prestigious Walter W. Naumburg International Competition and recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant. He has premiered several of his own works with Selby & Friends. He returns frequently to Australia from the USA to perform with the series.

The programme:

Ludwig van Beethoven:  Piano Trio in B-flat major, WoO39/ Violin Sonata No. 5 in F major, Op. 24, ‘Spring’/  Cello Sonata No. 3 in A major, Op.69 / Piano Trio in B-flat major, Op. 97 ‘Archduke’

Tickets and bookings: Selby & Friends website or by calling 1300 511 099.

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