8:30PM Friday August 13

A&I Hall, Bangalow

Our Festival Welcome concert features all of our 2021 guest artists. In her debut performance at the Festival, award winning New Zealand soprano, Isabella Moore performs Verdi’s moving and tragic Desdemona arias from Otello with Southern Cross Soloists. International piano soloist Jayson Gillham performs Scriabin’s mystical Piano Sonata no. 4, and will then be joined by the newly appointed BMF Quartet in Residence, the Orava Quartet for Brahms’s majestic masterpiece of chamber music: his acclaimed Piano Quintet in F minor.

VERDI Salce and Ave Maria from Otello

SCRIABIN Piano Sonata no. 4

BRAHMS Piano Quintet Op. 34

Jayson Gillham Piano

Isabella Moore Soprano

Orava Quartet
Southern Cross Soloists

Duration: 60 minutes, no interval