Richard Davis Conductor
Stefan Cassomenos Piano
From Bohemia’s woods and fields, down the mighty Vltava river, across Bavaria to Saxony.
The GSO journeys through Europe with Richard Davis and soloist Stefan Cassomenos presenting lush melodies and stunning imagery.
Smetana Ma Vlast: Vltava (Die Moldau)
Schumann Piano concerto in A minor Op.54
Dvořák Symphony No.9 in E minor Op.95 ‘From the New World’
Richard Davis is the Chief Conductor and Head Of Orchestral Studies at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. He is a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music and is known for his conducting of wide-ranging repertoire which extends across many genres from television soundtracks to recording avant-garde world premieres and the performances of symphonies by Mahler and Dvorak to Family Concerts at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall and The Last Night of The Proms in Qatar.
Melbourne pianist and composer Stefan Cassomenos is one of Australia’s most vibrant and versatile musicians. He has been performing internationally since the age of 10, and with over 20 years’ experience representing Australia on the world stage, is now established as one of Australia’s leading pianists. He has regularly given solo recitals at a wide range of international venues and festivals in Australia, Germany and the UK.
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