TPO debuts new Thai-composed neo-classical work

music December 10, 2017 12:20

By The Nation

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Award-winning Russian violinist Daniel Austrich joins the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra as a soloist on at 7pm on December 15 and 16 at Prince Mahidol Hall, Mahidol University for the world premiere of celebrated Thai composer Piyawat Louilarpprasert’s new work “Particle Odyssey”.

The orchestra will be conducted by Norway’s Terje Mikkelsen and will also feature Stravinsky’s “Violin Concerto in D” and Brahms’s “Symphony No 1 in C Minor Op 68”

St Petersburg-born Austrich studied at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in the USA and at the Hochschule fur Musik in Cologne and has won many international competitions, including the 1999 Hamburg Instrumental Competition. He has soloed with the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra, St Petersburg Camerata, Zurich Chamber Orchestra, and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra.

Tickets costing from Bt400 to Bt1,500 are on sale at Thai Ticket Major counters and online at

A Salaya Link shuttle bus runs between BTS Bang Wa Station and the auditorium. Find out more at