Musica Viva Australia
"[Lam’s] melting lyricism, filigree touch and spirited eloquence were compelling. She played with a firm purpose, attention to nuance and produced a spectrum of ravishing colour."
– The Australian
In 1741 J.S. Bach sketched a simple, almost transparent, aria that he then spun into 30 miraculous variations. In this national tour for Musica Viva Australia, Andrea Lam and Paul Grabowsky present their very different solo takes on the resultant work, the Goldberg Variations.
Pianist Andrea Lam – who first performed with an orchestra at the age of thirteen, studied music at Yale, and whose praises have been sung by countless critics – will play Bach’s notes on the instrument where she earned her fame.
Legendary Australian musician Paul Grabowsky then has his turn, creating his own extraordinary, jazz-inflected response to Bach’s eternally beautiful theme.
ANDREA LAM Piano
PAUL GRABOWSKY AO Piano
BACH Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 (1741)
GRABOWSKY Improvisations on the Aria from Bach’s Goldberg Variations
*Times are approximate and subject to change at any time.
ADDITIONAL TICKETING INFO
$40 FOR UNDER 40s
Under 40 tickets are $40 for anyone under 40 years of age. A valid proof of ID must be presented at time of booking and may be requested on the night.
$15 STUDENT TICKETS
$15 Student tickets are available for full-time students, and may be booked in advance and at the door for all MVA concerts.
Valid ID card must be presented upon purchase to receive the discount and carried on the night.
4 x FAMILY TICKETS FOR $100 ONLY!
$25 Family tickets are available as a package of 4.
It can be 2 Adults and 2 Children or 1 Adult and 3 Children – any reserve.
Means-tested Australian pensioners (Ages, Disability, Veteran's Affairs and Supporting Parent) and Health Care card holders are eligible to receive Musica Viva's Concession prices.
10% discount applies to the subscribers of the following:
- Musica Viva Australia
- West Australian Symphony Orchestra
- Black Swan State Theatre Company
- WA Opera
- WA Ballet
- St Georges Cathedral Concert Series
Please call Box Office on 9231 9999 or visit us in person to take advantage of this special offer. ID must be presented when collecting tickets.
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