The final Milton Ulladulla Music concert for 2016 is approaching and it is set to be a stunner.
Yehudi Menuhin is known for bring one of the most talented and well known violinists of the twentieth century, but few, if any, will have ever heard of Philip Bailey.
Philip is an Australian who was Menuhin’s private assistant for twenty two years. He will narrate Milton Ulladulla Music’s final concert for 2016.
The show will be as a recollection of the life and music of Yehudi Menuhin titled “Menuhin Memoirs”. Philip will reminisce on his tours with the Menuhins and will introduce some favourite musical items from the repertoire which will be performed by violinist Marina Marsden and pianist Ying Ho.
Ying Ho is an accomplished young pianist who has performed extensively throughout Australia, England, Europe and Israel after studying at the Royal Academy of Music in London with Tatiana Sarkissova, and the Universität der Künste in Berlin with Jacques Rouvier.
She is currently completing her doctorate at the Sydney Conservatorium with Dr Paul Rickard-Ford. Ying has won many competitions including first prize at the Kawai Australasian Youth Concerto Competition and the Sydney Conservatorium Concerto Competition. She has worked with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, the Sydney Youth Orchestra, the Western Australian Youth Orchestra and the Ku-rin-gai Philharmonic Orchestra.
Marina Marsden has been the Sydney Symphony’s principal second violin since 2006 and for eleven years prior to this appointment was the orchestra’s assistant concertmaster.
Marina studied violin at the Sydney Conservatorium with Alice Waten and in Vienna with Gerhard Schulz (Alban Berg Quartet). In 1990 Marina became concertmaster of the Bruckner Orchestra in Austria and was Melbourne Symphony’s Associate Concertmaster from 1992 until 1994.
As soloist she has performed with the Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra Symphony Orchestras and the Adelaide Chamber Orchestra. She is an active soloist and chamber musician, and has recorded several CDs, including one of Australian violin music, Spirit Dances (Wirripang), with pianist Clemens Leske.
The show will be on Sunday, October 9 at 2pm in St Martins Church and will feature Philip’s recollections of life travelling with Yehudi Menuhin and to enjoy the music of Bach, Bartok, Krysler, Bruckner and Beethoven, so much enjoyed by Menuhin.
Admission is by ticket purchased at the door: Adults $25.00, Pensioners $20.00.
Members of MUM receive a $5.00 discount on ticket prices.
School age children accompanied by a paying adult are admitted free of charge.
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