Llewellyn Hall, Building 100, William Herbert Place, Canberra
Join the National Capital Orchestra with acclaimed guitarists Matt Withers and Cal Henshaw for a night full of Spanish flavour!
The program opens with the world premiere of Jessica Wells's Zodiac Animalia, displaying a delectable fusion of Chinese and Australian heritage as the orchestra musically describes each of the 12 zodiac animals. You can hear Jessica speak more about this piece and the concert program at a free pre-concert talk, commencing at 6:30pm. Then to Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s Guitar Concerto with soloist Matt Withers, showcasing the true lyricism of the guitar; and with unmistakeable Spanish style, Rodrigo’s Concierto Madrigal is a highlight of the guitar duet repertoire.
The orchestra and conductor Leonard Weiss will conclude the concert with Rimsky-Korsakov’s iconic Capriccio Espagnol - in true fiesta style!