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Dear <<First Name>>,
Thanks for everyone that joined us during the last week for pianist James Huon George, broadcasting live from our new premises at the North Adelaide Baptist Church Hall, thanks to our friends the National Trust South Australia. 

Our next broadcast will take place on Wednesday, 6 May, at 12:30pm, featuring pianist Simón Pazos Quintana .

We are asking patrons to consider donating $5, the normal door price for a Lunch Hour Series ticket, to help support our efforts with this initiative. Donations are tax deductible. 100% of money donated will go directly to our emerging artists programs. You can donate online at

You can join us via the following methods:
The concert will also be available for later viewing via our website and Vimeo.

The series culminates with a prestigious final on Saturday June 13, where the best of the season compete for the Berenice Harrison Prize of up to $1000.

The full program of the whole season is available on our website at or you can download the PDF to print at home. Note that for the rest of 2020, you will not be able to attend in person and the program is subject to last minute changes of artist(s).

If you have any friends that would appreciate this information, please do forward this email or ask them to visit to sign themselves up for their own e-mail - much appreciated you helping spread the word. And of course, do let me know if you have any questions or comments, love to hear from you.

Wednesday 6 May
at 12.30pm

Simón Pazos Quintana 

J.S. Bach (1685 - 1750) 
Prelude and Fugue No. 21 in B-flat major, BWV 890
from Book II of “The Well-Tempered Clavier”

Mozart (1756 - 91)
Piano Sonata No. 13 in B-flat major, K V 333 (315c)
I. Allegro 
II. Andante cantabile 
III. Allegretto grazioso

Schumann (1810 - 56)
“Abegg Variations”, Op. 1 in F major

Frederico Mompou (1893 – 1987)
Impresiones Íntimas (“Intimate Impressions”, 1911-14, revised in 1959)
I. Lento cantabile espressivo
II. Larguetto 
III. Gracioso 
IV. Agitato
V. Pájaro triste (“Sad bird”) – Largo 
VI. La barca (“The boat”) - Largo
VII. Cuna (“Cradle”) – Berceuse 
VIII. Secreto (“Secret”) - Lento
IX. Gitano (“Gipsy”) - Andante, inquieto ritmado

Aleksandr Scriabin (1872 - 1915)
Poème Tragique, Op. 34 in B-flat major - Festivamente, fastoso/Irato, fiero

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About Simón

Simón Pazos Quintana is a classical pianist, accompanist and teacher. He obtained his Bachelor of Music with First Class Honours at the Elder Conservatorium under the tutelage of Professor Stefan Ammer.

In 2018, he performed Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto with the Elder Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra and was awarded the Recitals Australia Peter Schodde Memorial Piano Scholarship, which allowed him to travel to Europe playing for highly respected professors and performers. 

He is the founding member of the “Lucien Trio”, a piano trio formed in 2016, and most recently was a finalist of the 2019 Geoffrey Parsons Award for accompanying.
Lewis Blanchard, ClarinetRecitals Australia presents the Lunch Hour Series as part of our educational and outreach programs. It aims to support and mentor young emerging artists and provides valuable performance opportunities in front of an audience

The program is entirely supported through donations. We'd appreciate any assistance you can give us, and are happy to discuss a donation on the phone on 08 8236 7488 or you can donate directly online at

The Series culminates in the special Awards Final on Saturday 13 June, which will see eligible musicians from that series compete for individual awards of up to $1000, including the Berenice Harrison Prize.

Supporting South Australian emerging artists and musicians for nearly 50 years, Recitals Australia is entirely run by a volunteer council and relies on donations to support all of our programs. We thank our donors and partners for their support of the 2020 Spring Series: 5MBS Radio, National Trust South Australia, Pilgrim Uniting Church, Musica Viva, ArtFuel by I-Nex and many individual donors and volunteers.

Look forward to seeing you there! If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch with me.

Best wishes.

Mark de Raad
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