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Willoughby Symphony Orchestra: Dedications

May 20, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Celebrate musical dedications with Associate Conductor Dr Sarah Penicka-Smith.

Hear Willoughby Symphony Orchestra’s beloved Concertmaster Maria Lindsay perform Anna Pavlova’s lush Monolog – written as a tribute to Pavlova’s violinist father – alongside a dazzling performance of Australian jazz legend Tommy Tycho’s Violin Concerto, dedicated to Lindsay herself.

Experience the next generation of classical music when the winner of the 2023 Young Composer Award is unveiled, with a brand new work for the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra and Willoughby Symphony Choir.

This exciting concert opens with Béla Bartók’s passionate Romanian Folk Dances and comes to a riveting close with Antonín Dvořák’s epic Hero’s Song.

Bartók  Romanian Folk Dances BB 76
Alla Pavlova Monolog
Tommy Tycho Violin Concerto
 Dvořák  A Hero’s Song op. 111

Pre-concert talk promo

Before you hear the music, why not come and hear some of the stories behind this weekend’s concert compositions?

The Willoughby Symphony and 2MBS Fine Music Sydney have re-introduced our popular pre-concert talks and leading 2MBS presenters will regale you with amusing and interesting tales related to the music you’re going to hear played by the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra.

Your host for this weekend’s pre-concert talk is: Ross Hays

Location: Level 1 Bar
Saturday 20 May: 6:00pm-6:45pm
Sunday 21 May: 1:00pm-1:45pm


May 20, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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The Concourse Concert Hall
409 Victoria Ave,
Chatswood, NSW 2067 Australia
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