​Celebration of Youth Southern Highlands

The Celebration of Youth Southern Highlands performance at Chevalier Performing Arts Centre will showcase a 40-piece ensemble comprising Steel City Strings and the BlueScope Youth Orchestra from the Wollongong Conservatorium of Music.

The lively, exciting program will feature award-winning, young ​soloists:

  • Peter Lavilles, winner of the 2018 Wollongong Conservatorium Concerto Competition, performing Weber’s virtuosic ‘Bassoon Concerto’
  • Cedar Newman, winner of numerous Eisteddfods, returns from her violin studies in New York to present Saint-Sa​ëns’ brilliant ‘Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso’
  • Singer/songwriters Emma Snellgrove and Caitlin Schlenker will get feet tapping with their original song ‘Capsized’, which wowed audiences in the Cantabile Music Festival at Sydney Opera House in 2018
  • World premiere of ‘Absence of Light’, composed specially for this event by local young composer and double bass player Adrian Whitehall, who has had work commissioned and performed by the Australian Chamber Orchestra.

In addition the combined orchestras will play suites and dances for chamber orchestra by Purcell, Boyce, Grieg and Piazzolla.

​Experience the energy and excitement of discovering the exceptional talent of these young​, local musicians.

Cedar-Rose Newman Celebration of Youth Soloist
Peter Lavilles soloist with Celebration of Youth
Emma Snellgrove and Caitlin Schlenker perform in Celebration of Youth Kiama concert with Steel City Strings
Adrian Whitehall composition premiers at 2019 Celebration of Youth
Bluescope Youth Orchestra perform in Celebration of Youth Kiama concert with Steel City Strings

Celebration of Youth Program:

Abdelazer Suite​...................................................................Henry Purcell

  • Overture
  • Air 1
  • Air 2 
  • Dido's Lament. (from the opera Dido and Aeneas)
  • Rondeau

Lyric Pieces​​...........................................................................Edvard Grieg

  • Norwegian Dance
  • Waltz
  • Hailing
  • At The Cradle
  • Puck

​TWO TANGOS
Underground Tango​........................................................Goran Bregovic
Libertango​...........................................................................Astor Piazzolla

Symphony No. 1 in B Flat Major for Strings​..................William Boyce

  • 1 Allegro
  • 2 Largo
  • 3 Allegro

​ORIGINAL COMPOSITIONS         

Capsized​...................................Emma Snellgrove and Caitlin Schlenker

Breaking Point.................................................Snellgrove and Schlenker

Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso....................Camille Saint-Saëns

          Soloist,  Cedar-Rose Newman, violin       biography >

Absence of Light............................................................Adrian Whitehall
Commissioned work-world premier performances

Bassoon Concerto in F major, Op75​.................Carl Maria von Weber

  • 1 Allegro ma non troppo

            Soloist, Peter Lavilles, bassoon


​TICKETS
Adult $45
Concession $40
Student $20
Under 18yr $10
Family $100

​The Celebration of Youth​ Southern Highlands performance is made possible through the support of the following organisations:
Celebration of Youth is proudly supported by SCE
Celebration of Youth is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW.

​​Celebration of Youth is
supported by the
NSW Government
through Create NSW

sponsors of Celebration of Youth Concert series
Supporters of Steel City Strings Celebration of Youth
Sponsors of Steel City Strings Celebration of Youth Concert series
Organizer

Steel City Strings

Email: steelcitystrings@gmail.com Phone: 0467 869 478
Venue

Chevalier Performing Arts Centre

11 Charlotte Street

Burradoo, NSW, 2576