Hanna Yu with Thames Philharmonia

Date: Saturday 27 November 2010, 7.30pm (Doors open: 6.45pm)
Venue: Landmark Arts Centre, Ferry Road, Teddington TW11 9NN
Tickets: £12 / £8 LAC Members, seniors & under 18s / £24 family (2 adults & 2 children under 16)
Booking: Book

Hanna Yu
is the soloist in Grieg’s Piano Concerto for Thames Philharmonia’s Autumn Concert. The programme includes music for 8 horns by Rossini and Bruckner’s Symphony No. 7. Byung-Yun Yu conducts and there will be a special guest appearance by Tiffin Girls’ School Chamber Choir directed by David Pim.

Thames Philharmonia
was founded by Byung-Yun Yu in 1998 as Surrey Classic Players, with Alexander Postlethwaite as leader and Marsha Young as chairman. In the year 2000 the name was changed to Thames Philharmonia. The orchestra has weekly rehearsals in Kingston-upon-Thames, and performs three or four concerts a year, in St. John’s Smith Square and local venues. Some concerts given in support of charities. The players are keen amateurs of all ages and professions, including teachers and students. Most concerts feature international young soloists from different nations of the world.

Byung-Yun Yu
was born in South Korea. He studied the piano and violin, together with composition and conducting with Du-Wyan Kim and Han-Jun Kim in Korea, and has recently studied with Sir Colin Davis. After graduating in music, he began conducting at least a dozen concerts annually all over Korea. Byung-Yun Yu is very keen on musical education and spends much attention to helping instrumentalists improve their technique. He organizes his concerts with charitable causes in mind.

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