Phoenix Rising – Piano Recital by Clemens Leske
The recital, Phoenix Rising, will feature Beethoven’s dazzling Eroica Variations and the monumental Hammerklavier Sonata performed by Australian concert pianist, Clemens Leske.
Clemens Leske has performed with the six Australian symphony orchestras and played at venues in Spain, the UK, Singapore, New Zealand, the US, Hungary and China. He has appeared regularly with the Australian String Quartet, the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Ensemble Offspring, the Moscow Virtuosi and at the Bang on a Can and Focus festivals of new music in New York City.
Clemens has released many discs of solo and chamber works, and has recorded extensively for ABC Classic FM and Fine Music 102.5FM. He has served on juries for national and international piano competitions including the ABC’s Young Performers’ Awards, the Lev Vlassenko, and the Shepparton National Piano Award, and is currently a Senior Lecturer in Piano at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Formerly a Juilliard School graduate, he has recently been invited to mentor students from the piano faculty there.
Vladimir Ashkenazy states: “Mr Clemens Leske is in my opinion an extraordinary musician and pianist.”
- Full $25
- Concession $20
- Students $15
- Children under 16 Free
Location: OLGC Catholic Church Forestville, 9 Currie Road, Forestville