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Art for Lunch: piano recital at NGA

  • Fairfax Theatre - NGA Parkes Place East Parkes, ACT, 2600 Australia (map)

Presented by the National Gallery of Australia and Supported by Theme and Variations Foundation

Rachael Shipard, piano

The music of Bach and Busoni introduced by Roland Peelman, Artistic Director. This 30-minute recital features young prodigy Rachael Shipard, appearing by arrangement with the Theme and Variations Foundation.


Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), arr. F. Busoni,  Chaconne in D Minor BWV 1004

Ferruccio Busoni (1866-1924), Variations and Fugue in free form on Chopin's  Prelude in C Minor op 22


Rachael Shipard, piano. Theme and Variations Foundation 2017 Award Recipient

 Rachael Shipard

Rachael Shipard

The Theme & Variations Foundation was formed by Ara and Nyree Vartoukian to encourage and support exceptional young Australian pianists. With the help of friends and colleagues who share a passion for music and pianos, the foundation took shape in late 2011 and was officially launched at the NSW Government House in the presence of Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir and Mr. Vladimir Ashkenazy on 14th February 2012.


More info at the NGA What's On Calendar Page


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