Piano master ready to play

IN TUNE: Australian piano maestro David Helfgott will play at the Ipswich Civic Centre on August 3.
IN TUNE: Australian piano maestro David Helfgott will play at the Ipswich Civic Centre on August 3. Contributed

ONE of the world's most famous pianists, David Helfgott, will give an eagerly anticipated solo recital at the Ipswich Civic Centre on August 3.

City arts spokesman Cr Charlie Pisasale said David Helfgott was one of the most remarkable musicians of our time and will perform popular romantic works from the repertoire of Bach, Liszt and Beethoven.

"Book tickets to see the man whose life inspired the 1996 film, Shine, which ultimately propelled David Helfgott to worldwide fame," Cr Pisasale said.

"David Helfgott is a virtuoso pianist who touches the hearts of all who hear him."

Cr Pisasale said a highlight of the performance will be David's interpretation of Rimsky-Korsakov's The Flight of the Bumblebee, which he performed to a huge international audience at the Oscars.

"Born in Melbourne in 1947, David Helfgott showed extraordinary pianistic ability from an early age and since then, he has dazzled audiences around the world," Cr Pisasale said.

"His challenging tale and life struggles were brought to the big screen and earned Australian actor Geoffrey Rush an Academy Award."

For more information or to book tickets visit www.ipswichcivic centre.com.au or phone the box office on 3810 6100.

Topics:  david helfgott, ipswich civic centre



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