Piano Encore – Avan Yu at Pymble Ladies College

Thursday 6 March – 7.00pm
Pymble Ladies’ College, Gillian Moore Centre for Performing Arts (GMCPA)
Adults – $30, Students and Concessions – $20
Tickets availble from the GMCPA Box Office

World renowned pianist and winner of the 2012 Sydney International Piano Competition (SIPC), Avan Yu will perform a piano recital in the Gillian Moore Centre for Performing Arts at Pymble Ladies’ College on Thursday 6 March at 7.00pm.

Mr Yu, one of Canada’s most exciting pianists, is performing a series of recitals as part of his prize as winner of the SIPC at which he also claimed nine special awards. He has appeared as soloist with orchestras and conductors around the world, including Rafael Fruehbeck de Burgos and the Dresden Philharmonic, Pinchas Zukerman and the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Ottawa and Bramwell Tovey and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. He has also performed with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, and has collaborated with celebrated musicians including Yo-Yo Ma, Cuarteto Casals, Armida Quartett, Johannes Moser, and Geoff Nuttall.

Pymble’s piano scholars and students will also be privileged to attend a Masterclass by Mr Yu on Wednesday 5 March as part of the Pymble Musicians Program.

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