Fanny HENSEL-MENDELSSOHN – Overture in C major
Camille SAINT-SAENS – Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33
Felix MENDELSSOHN – Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56, “Scottish”
Jack Theakston is our sensational young Cello soloist for this concert. Jack Theakston, aged 14, is currently studying cello with Susan Blake and organ with Philip Swanton at Sydney Conservatorium. He joined the Open Academy Rising Stars program at Sydney Conservatorium at the age of 9 and is on a full scholarship. Jack has won various local and international competitions and has been a keen participant in various orchestras and chamber ensembles. He is also a Year 9 Music Scholar at The Hills Grammar School. Apart from his love of classical music, Jack enjoys playing the piano, volleyball, board games and reading.
Congress Hall140 Elizabeth Street, Sydney
(very close to car parks and public transport)