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Dear <<First Name>>,
 
Thanks for everyone that joined us online last week for Tommy Ng and his terrific viola program. And thanks again to Keith Crellin for joining us in the post interview!

A reminder that there is an archive of all our previous broadcasts on our website - you can view them at any time! Do check it out.

Our next broadcast will take place on Wednesday, 27 May, at 12:30pm, featuring Aiden Sullivan, with a now repaired viola, and pianist Michael Ierace, presenting a program of Walton and Brahms.

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 https://recitalsaustralia.org.au/donate5

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 https://recitalsaustralia.org.au/whats-on/lunch-hour-series/ 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 https://recitalsaustralia.org.au/whats-on/lunch-hour-series/ 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.

Program
Wednesday 27 May
at 12.30pm

Aiden Sullivan
Viola

Michael Ierace
Piano

William Walton (1902 - 83)
Viola Concerto (1929)

1. Andante comodo
2. Vivo, con molto preciso
3. Allegro moderato

Johannes Brahms (1833 – 97)
Sonata in E-Flat major for Clarinet op.20 no2
(arranged for viola 1894)

I. Allegro amabile
II. Allegro appassionato
III. Andante con moto — Allegro

28 | 22 

ABOUT AIDEN
Aiden is studying for his Honours Degree in Music with Stephen King. Aiden has passed casual auditions with the Adelaide and Melbourne Symphony Orchestras, performed and toured with the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra and studied at the Aspen Summer Music Festival in Colorado, US.  In 2018 he was Principal Viola with the Australian Youth Orchestra, touring with them in 2019 throughout Europe, China and Australia.  He has won the Chamber Music Adelaide Young Artist Award, the Adelaide University EMR Travel Scholarship and Helpmann Academy Grant which enabled him to study with prominent viola professors in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. 


ABOUT MICHAEL
A graduate of the Elder Conservatorium, Michael studied postgraduate in England, returning to Australia as highly respected pianist and associate artist to national and international guests.  Performing regularly throughout the country, Michael was also repetiteur for the Australian première of Brett Dean’s Hamlet at the Adelaide Festival. Michael is currently a staff pianist at the Elder Conservatorium.
 
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 https://recitalsaustralia.org.au/donate/

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
President
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