The Redland Sinfonia is a community orchestra based in the Redland City.
The Redland Sinfonia performs numerous concerts throughout the year, with repertoire covering many different styles of music.
The Bayside Youth Orchestras give young string players the opportunity to play publicly whilst learning within a supportive environment.
Renowned Australian pianist Carson Dron has performed solos with the Queensland and Melbourne Symphony Orchestras, and now joins the Redland Sinfonia to perform one ofthe greatest works for piano, Beethoven’smagnificent Emperor Concerto. The royal theme extends from the dramatic Overture to Prince Igor to the much-loved Emperor Waltz, and then to the Imperial March from the blockbuster Star Wars movies.
BORODIN – Overture to Prince Igor
STRAUSS – Emperor Waltz
WAGNER – Siegfried’s Funeral March
WILLIAMS – Star Wars Suite: Imperial March
BEETHOVEN – Emperor Concerto
Carson Dron studied with Pamela Page at the University of Queensland and with Alexander Kelly at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He has won many prizes and awards, including the Paul Landa Travelling Scholarship, 2nd Prize in the Australian Chopin Competition, and numerous awards at the Royal Academy of Music. He was awarded a Churchill Fellowship in 1988. Carson made his London debut with the Westminster Chamber Orchestra and has also appeared with the Queensland Symphony, Melbourne Symphony, West Australian Symphony and Queensland Philharmonic Orchestras. He has performed chamber music and recitals in Holland, Belgium and New Zealand and has also recorded extensively for the ABC, including his own Piano Sonata. His own Piano Concerto (1994) has been performed by the Queensland Philharmonic and Symphony Orchestras with himself as soloist. Carson has also been a member of the acclaimed contemporary ensemble Perihelion with whom he has performed and recorded extensively throughout Australia.
233 Kenmore Road
Fig Tree Pocket
Telephone: 61+(07) 3378 1105
Facsimile: 61+(07) 3378 0234
Mobile: 0411 283 630
Redland Performing Arts Centre, 2-16 Middle St, Brisbane, Queensland 4163, Australia