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2012 ABC Symphony Australia YPA

2012 ABC Symphony Australia Young Performers Awards Stage III finalists announced!

Stage II of the competition took place over two weeks in March with 52 young hopefuls auditioning across the country. Thank you to our two national adjudicators and to each of the orchestras and specialist adjudicators for all their efforts over this time and in the earlier stages of the competition.

The successful candidates will be moving on in the competition and performing at the Stage III finals to be held in Adelaide and Tasmania.

The Adelaide Symphony Orchestra conducted by Marc Taddei will host the Strings category at 7:00pm on Saturday 2 June in the Elder Hall.

Shane Chen (VIC) will perform the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D

Katerina Nazarova (TAS) will perform the Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor

Anna Da Silva Chen (NSW) will perform the Elgar Violin Concerto in B minor

This concert will be broadcast live on ABC Classic FM (at 7:30pm on Saturday 2 June).

The Adelaide Symphony Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Northey will host the Other Instruments category at 7:00pm on Saturday 23 June in the Adelaide ABC Studio 520.

Jessica Foot (VIC) will perform the Vaughan Williams Oboe Concerto

Jonathan Ramsay (NSW) will perform the Linkola Euphonium Concerto

Shanie Klas (VIC) will perform the Rosauro Marimba Concerto

Som Howie (NSW) will perform the Copland Clarinet Concerto

This concert will be broadcast live on ABC Classic FM (at 7:30pm on Saturday 23 June).

The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra conducted by Marc Taddei will host the Keyboards category at 7:30pm on Thursday July 5  in the Federation  Concert Hall in Hobart.

Tony Lee (NSW) will perform the Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 in Bb minor

Jeremy So (NSW) will perform the Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3 in C

John Fisher (QLD) will perform the Liszt Totentanz

Young Kwon Choi (NSW) will perform the Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor

This concert will be broadcast  on ABC Classic FM at 7:30pm on Friday 6 July.