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.
Schultz- August Offensive
Elgar- Cello Concerto (Nicolas Alstaedt, cello soloist)
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
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.