The North Sydney Symphony Orchestra celebrates Dulcie Holland’s centenary.

The North Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s next concert in June, features pianist Bo An Lu, the winner of the 102.5FM Young Performer of the Year and also  celebrates the centenary of Australian composer, Dulcie Holland who was one of the founders of the orchestra.

Dulcie Holland (1913 – 2000) was a composer and music educator who, along with her husband, conductor Dr Alan Bellhouse, established the orchestra in 1947.

Bo An Lu is 19 years old and a fourth year university student at the University of Sydney studying a Combined Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Laws. He has been playing the piano since the age of seven. In 2009 he won the keyboard division of the ABC Symphony Australia Young Performer’s Award. He has performed Grieg’s Piano Concerto with the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, and  Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No.1 with both the Western Australian Symphony Orchestra and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. In 2011, Bo An completed his LMusA with Distinction and was subsequently invited to perform at the AMEB Awards presentation. In 2012, he was the winner of the Fine Music 102.5 Young Performers Award. Bo An has performed in masterclasses with Jean-Yves Thibaudet and John Perry. He is currently studying with Bernadette Harvey.

The orchestra will be conducted by Steven Hillinger with concertmaster Shuti Huang.


HOLLAND D:  Summer’s End

LIZST F: Piano Concerto no 1 in E flat major.

SCHUBERT F: Symphony no 9  in C major, D. 944, the ‘Great’

Tickets: $28/$23/$15/$5

Bookings: Click here to book, or call 1300 306 776



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