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Opening Gala

  • Fitters' Workshop 11 Wentworth Avenue Kingston, ACT, 2604 Australia (map)

Icon Water presents

With additional support from the High Commission of Canada

CONCERT 1
Opening Gala

A World of Music

The opening spectacle that showcases the festival’s international stars: Venezuela’s Simón Bolívar String Quartet straight out of El Sistema, Canberra’s very own Lisa Moore returning from New York, William Barton on the didgeridoo and more.  

PROGRAM

‘Betty Beaver Blaze’ featuring William Barton, Clive Birch and Luminescence Chamber Singers by Robert Davidson based on Oodgeroo Noonuccal’s poem White Australia. - (WP)

Lisa Moore performs :

J. S.  Bach, Prelude and Fugue nr 24 in B minor – Book 1
Robert Schumann, Bird as Prophet op 82 nr 7
Frederic Rzewski, Piano Piece nr 4      
    
Alexandre da Costa performs:  

T. A. Vitali, Chaconne
S. Prokofiev, ‘Montagues and Capulets’ from Romeo & Juliet
P. I. Tchaikovsky, Lensky’s Aria from Eugene Onegin
M. De Falla, Danse Espagnole from La Vida Breve

-  Interval-

Chen Yi, Yangko

Dimitri Shostakovich, String Quartet nr 8 op 110  
    
Robert Davidson, Landscape

Durations:   10 – 16 – 23- interval -  5 – 23 – 10

WILLIAM BARTON didgeridoo, ALEXANDRE DA COSTA violin, SIMÓN BOLÍVAR STRING QUARTETMINH LE HOANG guitar, LISA MOORE piano, ROLAND PEELMAN piano and harpsichord

ADULT $67, CONC. $62, U30 $30, U18 $25, STUDENT RUSH $25

Concert generously supported by Claudia Hyles and Jennie Cameron.

Photo - Simon Bolívar String Quartet - credit - Photographer Harald Hoffmann - Deutsche Grammophon

Earlier Event: April 28
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