Opening Gala

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

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

William Barton/Robert Davidson, Festival Opening – Beaver Blaze (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

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