Season Preview: Your guide to the arts in 2024

Piano+, the new home of the triennial Sydney International Piano Competition, has announced seven national tours in its 2024 season in which competition winners and finalists, emerging talents and international piano stars will criss-cross the country.

Joyce Yang. Photo suplied


Four of the world’s current piano superstars will solo recitals in Piano+ International Recital Series, starting in May with the Grammy-nominated Korean pianist (and Steinway Artist) Joyce Yang, who will perform on 10 May at Melbourne Recital Hall, 12 May at QSO Studio, Brisbane, and on 14 May at Snow Concert Hall, Canberra.

August sees Czech pianist Lukáš Vondráček – the winner of the Grand Prix at the 2016 International Queen Elisabeth Piano Competition – hit the road for a tour that takes him to Melbourne Recital Hall (26 August), City Recital Hall, Sydney (27 August) and Snow Concert Hall, Canberra on 30 August.

The British/Hungarian pianist Alexandra Dariescu will perform on Monday 14 October at City Recital Hall, Sydney and on Friday 18 October at Snow Concert Hall, Canberra. In 2017,...