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ANDREA LAM | KIDS’ CUSHION CONCERT – STORYTELLING DREAMS AND DANCES

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ANDREA LAM | KIDS’ CUSHION CONCERT – STORYTELLING DREAMS AND DANCES

Fri 15 July at 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Kids’ Cushion concert – Storytelling Dreams and Dances
The adage that ‘Music is a universal language’ is true in the way it speaks to even the youngest little people, telling stories, weaving dreams and inspiring joy and even dancing! In this fun and informal cushion concert, Andrea invites listeners young and old to let the music do the ‘talking’ with bite-size excerpts from her recital programs – including a Chopin waltz, Bach’s dances, Beethoven’s evocative Pathetique and Debussy’s What the West Wind Saw.

Andrea Lam Piano

Pronounced a “real talent” by the Wall Street Journal, New York-based Australian pianist Andrea Lam performs with orchestras and leading conductors in Australasia, Japan, China and the United States, including the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, Hong Kong Philharmonic and all major Australian symphony orchestras. From New York’s Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center to the Sydney Opera House, she has played for Sydney Festival, Musica Viva’s Huntington Festival (Australia), Orford Festival (Canada), Chelsea Music Festival (USA) with works from Bach, Schumann and Chopin to Aaron Jay Kernis, Lilya Ugay and Nigel Westlake.

Recent engagements include New York’s Chelsea Music Festival, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Melbourne Recital Centre, Monash University and as soloist with the Melbourne and Canberra Symphony Orchestras, Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, and Australian Youth Orchestra. 2020/21 performances included Sydney Festival, Sydney Opera House’s International Piano Day livestream, Chelsea Music Festival (including the world premiere of Glyndebourne composer-in-residence, Ninfea Cruttwell-Reade), with Australian String Quartet at Dunkeld Festival (VIC) and soloist with Canberra Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jessica Cottis; for Musica Viva Australia and Melbourne Digital Concert Hall.

A keen chamber musician, Andrea also performs and records extensively as pianist of New York’s acclaimed Claremont Trio. Andrea Lam was a Semi-finalistin the 2009 Van Cliburn Competition, Silver Medalist in the 2009 San Antonio Piano Competition, and winner of the ABC’s ‘Young Performer of the Year’ Award in the Keyboard section, and the Yale Woolsey Hall Competition. She holds degrees from both the Yale and the Manhattan Schools of Music. Recordings include Mozart concerti with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, for Huntington Festival’s commemorative album (ABC Classics) and with renowned cellist Matt Haimovitz (Pentatone Oxingale).

Andrea Lam | Kids’ Cushion concert – Storytelling Dreams and Dances — Orange Regional Conservatorium (orangecon.org.au)

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Orange Regional Conservatorium of Music
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(02) 6361 7974
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Orange
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Orange Regional Conservatorium
73A Hill Street
Orange, NSW 2800 Australia
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02 6361 7974
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