Explorer Goes East premiere

Wendy Hiscocks

CAM is thrilled to be supporting the world premiere of Wendy Hiscocks’ much awaited set of piano of duets inspired by China, indonesia, Mongolia, and Cambodia as part of a concert of piano duets in Indonesia…

Explorer Goes East

“Having grown up in Australia, it is only natural that Asia should be part of my consciousness and this has been reinforced over many years by the friends and colleagues I have met from this part of the world.”

Wendy Hiscocks

Piano duettists Nigel Clayton and Imma Setiadi will present a CAM programme in the fourth recital of a piano festival hosted by the Pelita Harapan University (UPH) on 8 September 2023.

Other Australian works feature two celebrated rumbas: the first by Arthur Benjamin and the second by John Carmichael (pictured). 

Bernstein/Harmon Candide Overture
Brahms/Anderson Lullaby, from Op. 49 No. 4
Mendelssohn Duett in A Major, Op. 92
Poulenc Sonata for Piano Four Hands
Chabrier/Messager España
Saint-Saëns/Hiscocks Danse Macabre
Hiscocks Explorer Goes East (world premiere)
Benjamin Jamaican Rumba
Carmichael Bahama Rumba
Rachmaninoff/Anderson Vocalise, Op. 34 No. 14
Rachmaninoff Italian Polka
Rachmaninoff Slava, from Op. 11 No. 6

Explorer Goes East follows on from Explorer – Piano Duets for adventurous Students and Teachers. The latter is a collection of 27 piano duets is for pianists from beginner up to Grade 2 and their teachers. It is available from Revolution Arts.

Bravo! Very imaginative, creative and fun. Teachers and students should love Explorer!

Konstantin Lapshin, Piano Professor at the Royal College of Music
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