Based in Philadelphia, Astral is a national organization that specializes in developing the careers of extraordinary musicians with the potential to be change-makers in classical music. Our programs cultivate future artistic leadership while contributing to Philadelphia’s cultural and under-resourced communities.
Each year Astral hosts the National Auditions to select new talent for our esteemed roster. Astral’s newest artists debut at the Winners Concert in a showcase of virtuosic artistry. Be the first to discover the finest rising-star classical musicians of their generation in the splendid surroundings of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.
2018 WINNERS CONCERT
THE ASTRAL NATIONAL AUDITIONS
Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 7:00pm
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
300 South Broad Street, Philadelphia
CONCERT TICKETS – $35
Seating is general admission.
Winners Concert ticket included in both GRAND and CENTER CITY CONCERTS subscriptions.
with Jason Wirth, piano
Hannah Tarley, violin
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835–1931) Introduction et Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28
Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873–1943) Vocalise
Eric Huckins, horn
Vaclav Nelhybel (1919–1996) Scherzo Concertante
Nick DiBerardino (b. 1989) With Pinions of Immense Desire
Steven Franklin (b. 1995) Bagatelle
Antonina Styczen, flute
Sergei Prokofiev (1891–1953) Flute Sonata, Op. 94; I. Moderato, II. Scherzo
Robert Dick (b. 1950) Fish Are Jumping
Vera Quartet, string quartet
Luigi Boccherini (1743–1805) String Quartet, Op. 32, No. 5 in G minor; I. Allegro comodo
Joaquín Turina (1882–1949) La oración del torero, Op. 34
Maurice Ravel (1875–1937) String Quartet in F Major, IV; Vif et agité
Following the performance, meet the auditions winners over cocktails and seasonal desserts at The Union League of Philadelphia. Tickets cost $150 per person and do not include the concert.
For further questions about reservations contact Nicholas Masters at email@example.com or 215.735.6999.
The Union League of Philadelphia
140 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Please refer to The Union League’s dress code.
Evening proceeds benefit Astral’s artistic and community programs in Philadelphia.