Simón Bolívar String Quartet

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Riverside Theatres presents

Simón Bolívar String Quartet

Venue Riverside Theatre
Dates 13 May 2017
Category Live Event

With The Sydney Youth Orchestra

The world class Simón Bolívar String Quartet of Venezuela and The Sydney Youth Orchestra come together in an explosive and dynamic concert. Don’t miss their only Sydney concert featuring repertoire by classical favourites Tchaikovsky and Beethoven. A must-see afternoon of passion, flair, talent and infectious energy live on stage.

BEETHOVEN String Quartet No. 8 in E minor, Op. 59, No. 2
TCHAIKOVSKY Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48

Pre-Concert Talk
Join us at 2pm in the Riverside Courtyard for a relaxed pre-concert talk. Find out more about these incredible international artists, the music you will enjoy during the concert and the hidden etiquette of classical music concerts.

Dates & Times:
Saturday 13 May 3pm


“The heart strings of Venezuela”, the Simón Bolívar String Quartet is a young elite group comprised of the principal musicians from the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra. Led by Gustavo Dudamel, the most sought-after conductor in classical music, the orchestra is the showcase ensemble of Venezuela’s remarkable music education program El Sistema.

The quartet’s highlights include concerts at the Edinburgh International Festival and Salzburg Festival as well as venues such as the Southbank Centre, London, Philharmonie Berlin and The Lincoln Center’s Walter Reader Theater, New York.

Alejandro Carreño, violin
Boris Suarez, violin
Ismel Campos, viola
Aimon Mata, cello


The Sydney Youth Orchestra allows the best young musicians in Australia to extend their technical abilities, enhance their musical awareness and experience performing in professional local and international venues.

This unique program is conducted by highly regarded and skilled musical educators from across Sydney and sees our young talent go on to secure positions in major Australia and international orchestras.

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Approximately 2 hours (Including interval)

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Concession $41
30 & Under $37
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Child Under 16 $25

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