9 Sep 2018
PENTATONIC is a promenade concert across 5 heritage sites in Alice Springs; the Stuart Town Gaol, the Old Law Courts, Flynn Memorial Uniting Church, the Hartley St School room and the Residency. It brings a two-and-a-half-hour feast of masterworks to the diverse program of events that is- the 2018 Desert Song Festival. You’ll devour; guitar, cello and vocal virtuosity, Fiddlesticks presenting “Heritage Fiddlers” and much more…
“What a Wonderful World!– Celebrating Global Heritage”
Singers, musicians and audiences will be united in this sixth annual celebration of cultural diversity and artistic brilliance in Central Australia. Over 10 glorious days (September 7-16) a myriad of concerts, workshops and masterclasses will present choirs, musicians, small vocal ensembles and solo performers, in a celebration of; the singer, the song, the instrument, the land and its people.
Ancient landscapes and iconic heritage venues in town, provide the staging. Through music and song, audiences will feel the ‘connection to country’ that the custodians of this land have as two major events, in the Tjoritja/ West MacDonnell Ranges, bookend the festival.