Islanders will be treated to a musical extravaganza at this year’s Liberation Gala Concert taking place on Saturday 12 May at the Jersey Opera House.
The event, which is part of the Liberation Music Festival, is being sponsored by Carey Olsen and organised by Music in Action.
Internationally-renowned violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky will perform Saint-Saen’s Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso while critically acclaimed pianist Wu Qian will perform Chopin’s expressive and virtuosic Second Piano Concerto. The performers will be supported by the European Union Chamber Orchestra which has performed for audiences across the world and the concert will conclude with the orchestral version of Tchaikovsky’s String Sextet in D minor “Souvenir de Florence”. Daniel Cohen, chief conductor of the Jersey Chamber Orchestra, will conduct the concert.
Music in Action chairman, James Mews, said: “Carey Olsen’s sponsorship has been critical to bringing musicians and an orchestra of such calibre to the island. It is a very important event for the community as it is incredibly rare to be able to see this level of music without going to one of the major capitals in the world so it is excellent we have them here in Jersey.”
Carey Olsen partner, Paul Matthams, said: “This is our fourth year sponsoring the Liberation Gala Concert and the event is always a magic evening for all who attend. Once again the event has attracted some world class performers and we look forward to another outstanding night.”
Tickets for the event can be reserved from the Jersey Opera House or by visiting: www.jerseyoperahouse.co.uk.
For more information about the Liberation Music Festival visit www.liberationjersey.com.