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Legends & Lanterns 2024
February 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm$68
Join acclaimed violinist Harmonnia Junus, internationally renowned Chinese-Australian Cellist Li-Wei Qin and the Odyssey Symphony Orchestra as they perform Legends & Lanterns, a musical fusion of East meets West in celebration of the 2024 Year of the Dragon.
Under the baton of Hong Kong-born Briton and musical director of the Australian Ballet, Jonathon Lo will conduct the Legends & Lanterns program showcasing much-loved pieces from the classical Chinese repertoire including the Spring Festival Overture as well as Harmonnia’s signature piece, the Butterfly Lovers’ Violin Concerto by He Zhanhao and Chen Gang. Featuring the dynamic talent of Li-Wei playing Saint Saens Cello Concerto and complimented by a selection of Western works including masterpieces by Brahms, and Strauss, it is the ultimate show of supreme skill and orchestral artistry.
Legends & Lanterns will lift the spirits as it explores the richness of Eastern and Western musical cultures through energetic large-scale orchestral works, along with exquisite moments of interpretation in this joyful live experience.