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Requiem

  • Australian War Memorial Treloar Crescent Campbell, ACT, 2612 Australia (map)

Presented in association with the Australian War Memorial

Concert 10

Two 55 minute performances beginning at 10am and 11:30am

The worldwide conflict 1914-1918 and the unprecedented losses on the Western front changed the course of history. This musical commemoration in the Hall of Remembrance reflects on some of the heart-breaking words written or voiced at the time.

PROGRAM to include:

William Barton (b. 1981): Elegy
Peter Sculthorpe (1929-2014): Threnody for cello solo
Eleanor Daley (b. 1955): “In Flanders Fields” on words by John McCrae (1915)
Gordon Hamilton (b. 1982): “Dark Hour” on words by Billy Hughes (1916)
Frederick Septimus Kelly (1881-1916): Elegy in Memoriam Rupert Brooke (1915)

ARTISTS

William Barton, didgeridoo
Members of the Pietra and Orava Quartets
Luminescence Chamber Singers

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Earlier Event: April 30
Israel in Egypt
Later Event: May 1
Sunset