The Northern Rivers Conservatorium Executive Director, Anita Bellman, is thrilled to announce the third concert in the NRC 2022 Visiting Artist Program.
NRC will present internationally acclaimed musicians Giovanni Sollima and Avi Avital.
Sollima is an internationally renowned Italian cellist and composer whose works are frequently performed internationally. He has collaborated with many of the world’s best orchestras, conductors, and chamber musicians.
The first mandolin soloist to be nominated for a classical Grammy, Avi Avital has been compared to Andres Segovia for his championship of his instrument and to Jascha Heifitz for his incredible virtuosity.
This event is your passport to this rich musical landscape. Avital and Sollima present four centuries of culture from opposite sides of the sea. These good mates will use words and music to share traditional Salento, Bulgarian, Turkish, Sephardic and Macedonian works. They’ll also forge new traditions when Giovanni plays one of his own improvisations, followed by Tarantella Orientale from composer Eliodoro Sollima (or, as Giovanni knows him, Papa).
Listen to music with world roots brought to local stages. Be part of a musical community as diverse as Australia.
This rare musical event will be truly wonderful and the team at the Northern Rivers Conservatorium would love to share this with you.
Thursday 29 September at SCU’s Whitebrook Theatre at 7.30pm – free tickets for all flood-affected members of our community to attend the NRC 2022 Visiting Artist Program have been made possible with the support of Musica Viva and Southern Cross University.
For more details and bookings for this event and the 2022 Visiting Artists program please visit https://events.nrcac.edu.au