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Ray Chen

August 6, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

$65.55 – $159

World-renowned violinist Ray Chen makes his long-awaited return to Australia with some of the most demanding, impressive, and emotionally riveting works for violin.

Ray Chen – violin
Timothy Young – piano
About Ray Chen

Born in Taiwan and raised in Australia, Ray was accepted to the Curtis Institute of Music at age 15, where he studied with Aaron Rosand and was supported by Young Concert Artists. Ray is the brightest star in the new generation of violinists. His performances ring with the freedom of a master musician unrestrained by technical limitations.


Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata No.8 in G, Op.30 for Piano and Violin

Igor Stravinsky ‘Divertimento’ Suite from The Fairy’s Kiss

Johann Sebastian Bach Partita No.3 in E for Solo Violin

Johannes Brahms ‘Hungarian Dances’ No.7 Allegretto – arr. Joachim

Pablo de Sarasate Zigeunerweisen ‘Gypsy Airs’ Op.20

About the concert

On his return to Australia, Ray is joined by the acclaimed pianist Timothy Young. A versatile and sensitive musician, Timothy’s musicianship is the perfect accompaniment to Ray’s heartfelt artistry and jaw-dropping violin pyrotechnics.

Saturday 6 August 2022 7.30pm; Elisabeth Murdoch hall

Duration: 1 hour 30 mins (incl. interval)


Premium $159 ($151.05 Concession)
A Reserve $129 ($122.55 Concession)
B Reserve $99 ($94.05 Concession)
C Reserve $69 ($65.55 Concession)


August 6, 2022
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$65.55 – $159
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Melbourne Recital Centre
Southbank Boulevard
Melbourne, VIC 3004 Australia
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03 9699 3333