Kettering Concerts

Kettering Concerts

Kettering Concert 2018-11-18

Sheng-Yuan Lynch (Piano)

Piano Recital


  • Sonata Op. 2 No. 3 in C major – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
  • Etude Op. 10 No. 1 – Waterfall – Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)
  • Etude Op. 10 No. 3 – Tristesse – Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)
  • Etude Op. 10 No. 5 – Black Keys – Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)
  • Five Bagatelles for solo piano – Carl Vine (1954-)
  • Liebestraum Op 168 No. 3 – Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
  • Hungarian Rhapsodies S.244, R.106 – Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
Sunday 18 November 2018, 3pm
Kettering Community Hall
Tickets available at the door
$15 (cash only)
Stay for the post-concert afternoon tea, meet and chat with the musicians.

Sheng-Yuan Lynch

Sheng-Yuan Lynch Sheng-Yuan Lynch, currently 13 years old, showed a great interest in piano at the age of three and learnt to play the instrument by ear. In 2012, he began lessons with Shan Deng. He has performed in places such as China, Sydney, Melbourne and Hobart, and has many competition successes including first prize for National Sydney Golden Talent Cup Competition, first prize for Brenda Hean Pianoforte Competition, winning TMTA Award for most promising junior pianist and the prestigious Nelle Ashdown Memorial Award and multiple other special awards at the Hobart Eisteddfod. He was also the winner of the International Great Composers Competition in all four categories he competed in, which had participants from all over the world. Sheng-Yuan passed his AMEB Associate Diploma exam and Licentiate Diploma exam with distinction, being one of the youngest candidates to gain this achievement and receive his diploma at the UTAS Graduation Ceremony. He took part in the TSO TYO Big Rehearsal in 2017, performing Shostakovich Piano Concerto No2 Op12 1st Mvt. Sheng-Yuan has been invited to perform the Grieg Piano Concerto in October in NSW with the Macquarie Symphony Orchestra and was recently announced as the winner of the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra Rising Star Competition.

Mahdi Chandler – Artist

Chandler Mahdi Artist and Teacher Mahdi Chandler lives in Gordon, Tasmania, working from her studio located on the property. Mahdi uses mixed media techniques to make 2D and 3D artwork that directly relates to the D’Entrecasteaux environment and the surrounding land, sea and skyscapes. During the covid closures and interstate teaching postponements, Mahdi has taken the opportunity to undertake some professional development, participating in a range of workshops outside her usual fields of interest, this has enabled her to work in some new and unexpected directions.

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