Piano by Candlelight

Eleven of McKinnon’s finest pianists hosted an evening of solo piano music in the maiden event ‘Piano by Candlelight’ on Tuesday 13th September. The auditioned performers represented all year levels from 7 to 12, performing an ambitious program of a wide range of music styles from the richness of the Baroque period to the lyrical melodies of modern pop. The main campus auditorium was transformed into a stunning concert venue, impressively styled by Mr Michael Birkett and fitting of the high standard of music it housed. Within this intimate atmosphere, the performers transported the audience of family and friends on a journey that only music can communicate through light & darkness, strength & fragility, joy & melancholy and tenderness & intensity. Truly an evening to be remembered.

Congratulations to all our fabulous performers!

- Danbi C Year 7, Moonlight Sonata mvt. 3- Ludwig van Beethoven

- Lucas H Year 7, Keyboard Sonata in D Major mvt. 1 Allegro-  Franz Joseph Haydn  

- Joshua G Year 8, Fantasie-Impromptu Op.66- Frédéric Chopin

- Marina GYear 9, Slow Dancing in the Dark- Joji

- Amy T Year 9, Waltz Op. 39 No. 15- Johannes Brahms 

- Isabella D Year 10, Blinding Lights- The Weeknd arr. Constantino Carrara

- Xuen W Year 11, Partita No. 2 in C minor BWV 826- Johann Sebastian Bach

- Sky Z Year 11, Traumeri- Robert Schumann

- Charlotte E Year 12, Claire de Lune- Claude Debussy

- David L Year 12,  Wedding Day at Troldhaugen Op.65 No.6- Edvard Grieg 

- Fyonn X Year 12, Consolation No.3- Franz Liszt

Baltazar Kurowski

Assistant Head of Performing Arts

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