4 October 2023 – Tim Tran, viola, with Simón Pazos Quintana, piano

Recitals Australia Presents

Lunch Hour Series
North Adelaide Baptist Church Hall – Tynte Street, North Adelaide

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Wednesday 4 October, 2023
at 12.30pm
for approximately 50 minutes


Johannes Brahms (1833–1897)

Viola Sonata No.2 in E-flat major, Op.120 No.2

i. Allegro amabile

ii. Allegro appassionato

William Walton (1902–1983)

Concerto for Viola and Orchestra (1929)

i. Andante comodo

ii. Scherzo and trio

iii. Finale – allegro moderato

25’ | 25’


Tim Tran is an Adelaide-based violist currently completing his Bachelor of Music in Classical Performance at the University of Adelaide. Previously, Tim studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School in England up until the end of 2021 with Boris Kucharsky. Prior to this, he studied under Keith Crellin OAM and currently studies under Stephen King. Tim is passionate about chamber music and has been affiliated with numerous ensembles. He has won numerous awards, including The Australian String Association Award in 2022 for Most Outstanding Competitor at the Adelaide Eisteddfod, and was a finalist in the national Young Virtuoso Award Competition.


Simón Pazos Quintana is a classical pianist, accompanist, and teacher. He obtained his Bachelor of Music with First Class Honours at the Elder Conservatorium of Music under the tutelage of Professor Stefan Ammer. In 2018, Simón was the recipient of the Peter Schodde Memorial Piano Scholarship, and was a finalist in both the 2019 and 2021 Geoffrey Parsons Award for piano accompaniment. Simón performed alongside William Hennessy AM and the Adelaide Hills Chamber Players as part of their 2023 Summer Season concerts. He is currently completing his PhD, centred around the works for solo piano by Aleksandr Mosolov.


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