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Lukáš Vondráček

27 & 30 August 2024

This event takes place off site at Snow Concert Hall and City Recital Hall | Classical Music

This superb program, with its intuitive exploration of the inner worlds of Brahms, Scriabin and Schumann, is a wonderful opportunity to experience this remarkable soloist at the height of his considerable powers.

Please note: this event is not held at the Sydney Opera House.

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Such a pianist is born once in thirty years

The indisputable winner of the Grand Prix at the 2016 International Queen Elisabeth Piano Competition, Lukáš Vondráček’s 2023/24 season highlights include appearances with Bamberg Symphony Orchestra and Jakub Hrůša in Boston, the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, West Australian Symphony Orchestra and Janáček Philharmonic. 

Lukas made his début with Czech Philharmonic at the age of fifteen under the aegis of Vladimir Ashkenazy, who said of him, "Such a pianist is born once in thirty years." The winner of numerous prestigious international prizes, his natural and assured musicality and remarkable technique have long marked him out as a gifted and mature musician. 

This superb program is a wonderful opportunity to experience this remarkable soloist at the height of his considerable powers.

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Program

JOHANNES BRAHMS 7 Fantasien Op.116:
No.1 Capriccio. Presto energico
No.2 Intermezzo. Andante
No.3 Capriccio. Allegro passionato
No.4 Intermezzo. Adagio
No.5 Intermezzo. Andante con grazia ed intimissimo sentimento
No.6 Intermezzo. Andantino teneramente
No.7 Capriccio. Allegro agitato

ALEKSANDR SCRIABIN Fantasie in B minor Op.28

- Interval -

ROBERT SCHUMANN Kreisleriana Op.16
No.1 Äußerst bewegt
No.2 Sehr innig und nicht zu rasch
No.3 Sehr aufgeregt
No.4 Sehr langsam
No.5 Sehr lebhaft
No.6 Sehr langsam
No.7 Sehr rasch
No.8 Schnell und spielend

ROBERT SCHUMANN Arabeske in C major Op.18

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