Where Song Began

Concert or Performance

22 Aug 2019

Two of Australia’s most adventurous classical musicians, Simone Slattery (violin) and Anthony Albrecht (cello), are performing their beautiful multimedia show Where Song Began in Canberra and Yass. Based on Tim Low’s bestselling book, this performance tells the story of the evolution of song, featuring music spanning 300 years, stunning visual projections and an immersive soundscape. The experience has been described as “like being sung to by the country”.

Performances on the 22nd and 23rd of August as part of an ongoing tour of over 50 concerts around regional Australia.

Performance length: 60 minutes without interval, including a Q&A
Tickets available online or at the door.

Program:
Arvo Pärt – Fratres for solo violin, 1977
Sarah Hopkins – Reclaiming the Spirit, 1993
Vaughan Williams – The Lark Ascending, 1917
Chris Williams – bird, songs, seas, 2017
Ross Edwards – Ecstatic Dance No.2, 1990
Johann Heinrich Schmelzer – Cucu Sonata, 1664
J.S. Bach – Prelude from Cello Suite No.1, c.1720
David Lang – Anthochaera carunculate (Red Wattle Bird), New Commission, 2017
Ngarra Burra Ferra – Traditional Indigenous hymn

Facilities

Disabled access available

Rates

From AU$5.00

Adults $35
Concession $30
Under 18 $5

Event Times

22 Aug 2019

Once Only Event

Venue

Wesley Music Centre

20 National Circuit, Forrest, 2603

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