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Andrew McKinnon: Jayson Gillham – Australian Piano Sensation
26 September @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
Pianist Jayson Gillham has made it through quarantine and is attempting an ambitious multi-state tour, supported by Andrew McKinnon Presentations, that will hopefully see him perform in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Newcastle, Burnie and Darwin, as well a special show in his home town of Dalby, in south-east Queensland. Gillham will perform works from his core repertoire of Bach and Chopin, including many pieces that feature on his superb ABC Classic solo albums, such as Chopin’s ‘Heroic’ Polonaise, Myra Hess’ transcription of Bach’s ‘Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring’, Egon Petri’s ‘Sheep May Safely Graze’, and Busoni’s mighty arrangement of Bach’s D Minor Chaconne.
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Internationally praised for his compelling performances, piano sensation Jayson Gillham is recognised as one of the most captivating pianists of his generation.
This brilliant young Australian has performed with leading orchestras at some of the most prestigious venues in the world and in 2019 recorded all five of the Beethoven piano concertos with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Nicholas Carter for ABC Classics.
On this eagerly anticipated Darwin debut, he will be performing greatly loved works by Bach and Chopin.
Bach/Petri – Sheep May Safely Graze (from Cantata BWV 208)
Bach – Partita No 1 in B-flat major BWV 825
Bach/Kempff – Siciliano from Flute Sonata No. 2 BWV 1031
Bach/Hess – Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring (from Cantata BWV 147)
Bach/Brahms – Presto from Sonata No. 1 in G minor for solo violin BWV 1001
Bach/Busoni – Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D minor for solo violin BWV 1004
Chopin – Etude in A-flat major Op 25 No 1 ‘Aeolian Harp’
Chopin – Etude in C-sharp minor Op 25 No 7 ‘Cello’
Chopin – Three Waltzes, Op. 34
Chopin – Nocturne in E-flat major, Op 55 No 2
Chopin – Polonaise in A-flat major, Op 53 ‘Heroic’