The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra (TSO), conducted by Garry Walker, present the Australian premiere of Andrew Schultz’s August Offensive on Friday 27 March at 7:30pm in the Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, in their Master Series concert.

Program:

Schultz- August Offensive

Elgar- Cello Concerto (Nicolas Alstaedt, cello soloist)

Interval

Kelly- Elegy

Elgar- Enigma Variations

Read more about August Offensive and its premiere at Gallipoli in 2013: http://wp.me/p28SRX-5E

More details from the TSO about the program and the works: http://www.tso.com.au/concerts/essentially-elgar

ABC Classic Fm broadcast this concert at 1:00pm on ANZAC Day, April 25, 2015: http://www.abc.net.au/classic/music-listings/?date=2015-04-25

Hear an excerpt of the music and read a brief interview about the piece and the Gallipoli Symphony project: http://newsroom.unsw.edu.au/news/social-affairs/musical-tributes-anzac-centenary

Read Gordon Williams program note for August Offensive.

The first recording of the work is featured in the album cover below and is available from all digital outlets including iTunes.