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Steel City Strings is a very accomplished chamber orchestra based in Wollongong NSW.

Four Donkey Films was asked to make a film of the concert given in the Wollongong Art Gallery in March 2016 which is now completed. The concert film has led to an extended documentary about Steel City Strings which has just started shooting ( April 2016). Director Tony Williams.

The film promises to go behind the scenes of a hard working orchestra, and celebrate the musicians and their passion for music. Here is a promo for the orchestra. Promo

Here are some clips of Steel City Strings in action. (Filmed and edited by Tony Williams)

 L’Estro Armonico: Concerto for two violins in g minor  Vivaldi.  


Last movement of Holst’s St Paul’s Suite and encore Hoe Down by Aaron Copland 


Excerpts from the concert at Wollongong Art Gallery June 2016…

Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola – W A Mozart,  featuring Kyle Little Violin and Joanna Landstra Viola. Conductor Louis Sharpe

Sinfonia in G Major by Johann Friedrich Fasch. Concert Master Shaun Warden

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The final concert filmed for the documentary was a Celebration of Youth. Involving talented young players from the Illawarra and Shoalhaven.

Here are some excerpts from the Celebration of Youth.

Stephanie Tam 16 (Cello) plays Elgar

Olivia Kowalik 15 (Violin) plays Haydn

Cedar Newman and Lina Lee  (violins) perform Ann Carr-Boyd:  

With this concert filmed, the job of editing the feature documentary is underway in earnest.

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