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WILLOUGHBY SYMPHONY: FREEDOM. AT THE CONCOURSE

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A most exciting concert by the wonderful Willoughby Symphony under the direction of Chief Conductor and Artistic Director, Dr Nicholas Milton AM –  FREEDOM.

Hotly anticipated was the Beethoven Violin Concerto with special guest artist the young Australian Courtenay Cleary, who catapulted onto the world stage of classical music in 2017 with a spectacular performance for the British Royal Family at Westminster Abbey.

The Beethoven Violin Concerto is now one of the earliest and most frequently performed of violin concerti on such a grand scale. It premiered in Vienna on December 23, 1806. Commissioned by violinist Franz Clement, It is Beethovens only concerto for violin, and it is often regarded as his most lyrical work. Continue reading WILLOUGHBY SYMPHONY: FREEDOM. AT THE CONCOURSE