Two exceptional musicians

On Saturday night we were treated to fine performances from two exceptional young musicians.  The first was Stefan Jackiw, performing with The Australian Chamber Orchestra at Angel Place.  Here he is playing a Beethoven piece in 2009:

Then after the concert, walking down a traffic free and pedestrian packed George Street, on the way to see the Circular Quay illuminations the guitarist Tom Ward was busking to a large crowd.  Most of the Youtube clips of his outside performances have terrible sound quality, but it’s not too bad on this one:

(the battered guitar is still going!)

It seems that Tom Ward has not yet been deemed Wiki-worthy, but you can read more about him at

He also plays inside sometimes:



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