Events Lilburn / Vaughan Williams / Brahms
Lilburn / Vaughan Williams / Brahms
Lilburn - Drysdale Overture
Vaughan Williams - Concerto for Oboe and Strings in A minor
Brahms - Symphony No 3 Op 90 in F major
Conductor: Tianyi Lu
Soloist: Bede Hanley
St Matthew’s Chamber Orchestra finish their 2018 concert season on a mellow note with oboist Bede Hanley who is recognized for his “gorgeous tone and buoyant phrasing” and the graceful young conductor Tianyi Lu.
Bede Hanley joined the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra as Section Principal Oboe in 2013. Previously he was Principal Oboe of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra in Canada and a member of Spain’s Orquesta Sinfonica de Galicia.
Hanley has performed with many symphony orchestras and opera companies across New Zealand, Canada, the United States, Europe and South America. Active in chamber music around the world, Mr. Hanley performs in New Zealand with his APO colleagues in the APOboes! and the Koru and Trapeze Quintets.
Tianyi Lu is already making a name for herself internationally as Assistant Conductor of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, a Dudamel Fellow with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and Principal Conductor of the St. Woolos Sinfonia in the UK. She has collaborated with the Hallé Orchestra, Dallas Opera Orchestra, Welsh National Youth Opera, Royal Welsh College of Music Symphony Orchestra, Bristol Metropolitan Orchestra and the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Summer School.
Born in Shanghai, Lu subsequently moved to New Zealand with her family, where she completed her Bachelor of Music with First Class Honours at the University of Auckland with Uwe Grodd and Karen Grylls. She followed this with study at the University of Melbourne with John Hopkins before completing her Master of Music in Orchestral Conducting with Distinction at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, where she studied with David Jones.
St Matthew’s Chamber Orchestra is an accomplished orchestra performing a wide repertoire of music. Gillian Ansell (NZ String Quartet) says “I always look forward to working with St Matthew’s Chamber Orchestra. The players high quality music-making bring their audiences much joy” ensemble recitals
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