Larry Sitsky (piano)


Presenting a programme of music by Anton Rubinstein consisting of five Rubinstein miniatures and Sonata No.1 Op.12.

Start Date

25th Aug 2017 1:00pm


Conservatorium Recital Hall, 5 Sandy Bay Road, Hobart

RSVP / Contact Information

E.; T. 6226 7314


The First Russian Sonata

Larry Sitsky (piano)

Larry Sitsky has had an illustrious career as pianist and composer in Australia and internationally. Born in Tianjin, China, he came to Australia in 1951 and settled in Sydney. He was granted a scholarship to the New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, where he studied piano and composition, graduating in 1955. After post-graduate studies in Australia and overseas, he joined the staff of the Queensland Conservatorium of Music. In 1966, he was appointed Head of Keyboard Studies at the School of Music in Canberra (now part of the Australian National University), where he was later Head of Musicology, Head of Composition Studies, Head of Academic Studies and is now Distinguished Visiting Fellow, as well as Emeritus Professor. He was awarded the University’s first Doctorate in Fine Arts in 1997. In 1998 he was elected Fellow of the Academy of Humanities of Australia and in 2000 he became a member of the Order of Australia.

1.00pm | Friday 25 August 2017
Conservatorium Recital Hall
5 Sandy Bay Road, Hobart


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