On tour with the Australian Youth Orchestra


Hélène Grimaud with the Australian Youth Orchestra © Mat Hennek

With a performance of Brahms’ First Piano Concerto at the 2016 Kissinger Sommer Festival in Bad Kissingen, Germany, Hélène Grimaud marks the beginning of a new tour featuring nine performances in nine cities on three continents. For this tour, Hélène joins musical forces with the Australian Youth Orchestra and conductor Manfred Honeck. Together they’ll travel from Germany to the Netherlands, then China and finally Australia, the orchestra’s home. The tour will wrap up on August 8th with Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G major at the iconic Sydney Opera House.

Tour details:

21 July – Kissingersommer Festival
22 July – Rheingau Musik Festival
23 July – Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festival (Redefin)
24 July – Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festival (Stolpe)
27 July – Het Concertgebouw, Amsterdam
31 July – Oriental Art Centre, Shanghai
2 August – National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing
6 August – Arts Centre, Melbourne
8 August – Sydney Opera House

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