The Artist Series: Martin Riseley

09
/ Apr
Saturday
2016

The Artist Series: Martin Riseley

Location
St Margaret's College, 12 Winchester Street
Venue
Charles Luney Auditorium
Time
07:30 pm
Price
$18 - $48

In the opening concert of the Artist Series, CSO Concertmaster Martin Riseley will lead the orchestra on an enjoyable evening exploring music of the masters of the Classical and Romantic eras. The programme also features Riseley as soloist performing Beethoven’s Romance No. 1 in G and Schubert’s Rondo for Violin and Strings in A major.
New Zealand violinist Martin Riseley won the TVNZ 1988 Young Musicians Competition and went on to study at Juilliard with Dorothy DeLay, where he completed Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts Degrees. He was subsequently Concertmaster of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra for fifteen years, where he performed and premiered a large number of concertos. He has played chamber music with some of the leading musicians of our time, including Pinchas Zukerman, Yo Yo Ma and John Kimura Parker, and has held other concertmaster positions, including Interim Associate Concertmaster of the National Arts Centre Orchestra, under music director Pinchas Zukerman.