Annual Don Chrysler Concerto Competition

Young musicians compete for an opportunity to play with Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra

The Sooke Philharmonic Society is once again presenting the 10th Annual Don Chrylser Concerto Competition for Young Musicians. The public is  invited to come and enjoy a wonderful evening of music performed by the six finalists, a showcase of some of Victoria region’s extremely talented young musicians. It takes place at the Phillip T. Young Recital Hall at UVic on Saturday, April 25 at 7 p.m.. Each finalist will perform his/her complete concerto, with piano accompaniment. Admission is by donation, and the audience can vote for their favourite performer on their Audience Choice ballot.

The Sooke Philharmonic Society is fortunate to have as this year’s adjudicators: Linda Gould (piano), Dolores Vann (strings) and Lanny Pollet (winds).

The finalists are:

Alyssa Fu (Accompanist: Ingrid Henderson)Shostakovich, Piano Concerto No.2 in F, Op.102.

Rae Gallimore (Accompanist: Elfi Gleusteen) Bartók, Viola Concerto, Op.Posth. (Serly Edition).

Ashley Green (Accompanist: Elfi Gleusteen).

Tchaikovsky, Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33 (Cello).

Ya-Ping Huang (Accompanist: May-Ling Kwok).

Mendelssohn, Piano Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op.25.

Leo Y Phanichphant (Accompanist: Tzenka Dianova)Krommer, Clarinet Concerto in E flat, Op.36.

Nelly Tian (Accompanist: Elfi Gleusteen)

Saint- Saëns, Violin Concerto No.3 in B minor.

Prizes once again generously donated by Long & McQuade.

The winner of the competition will perform his/her concerto with the Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra at the Celebration of Young Artists concerts in October 2015.

Info: 250-642-5760/ 250-419-3569

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