Friday 30 August 7.30pm
Schubert Sonata in B flat major D.960
Rachmaninoff Elegie in E flat minor
Chopin Scherzo in B flat minor Op. 31
Schmidt The Priestess and the Moon-gods
Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No.2
Here is what the New York Times has said about Elyane Laussade, “a pianist with a polished technique... dazzling power... and an impeccable sense of style.”
A graduate of the Juilliard School in New York City, pianist Elyane Laussade has delighted audiences on five continents for her imaginative and strongly individual playing.Originally from the USA, Elyane has now established herself as one of Australia’s finest pianists.
She has appeared in the MSO’s Metropolis Festival with Marcus Stenz and has been featured many times by ABC Classic FM and 3MBS in studio recordings and live broadcasts. She performed Saint-Saëns The Carnival of the Animals with the MSO in Hamer Hall with pianist Benjamin Martin under the baton of Anthony Ingliss and De Falla’s Nights in the Gardens of Spain with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in the Myer Bowl in a concert which was broadcast across Australia.