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

Presented in association with the Australian War Memorial

Concert 10

Due to limited seating capacity, this event is now fully booked. Please contact to be placed on a waiting list.

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.


Peter Sculthorpe (1929-2014), Introit and Kyrie from Requiem for cello solo
Samuel Barber (1910-1981), Adagio for strings
Eleanor Daley (b. 1955), ‘In Flanders Fields’ on words by John McCrae (1915)
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937),  Three Birds of Paradise (1915)
Gordon Hamilton (b. 1982)  ‘Dark Hour’  on words by Billy Hughes (1916)
William Barton, improvisation
P. Sculthorpe (1929-2014), Qui Mariam and Lacrimosa from Requiem for cello solo
F.S. Kelly (1881-1916),  Elegy in Memoriam Rupert Brooke (1915) arr. Richard Divall
P. Sculthorpe (1929-2014), Libera me and Lux Aeterna from Requiem for cello solo
Edward Elgar (1857-1934), Lux Aeterna


William Barton, didgeridoo
Miles Mullin-Chivers, cello
Members of the Pietra and Orava Quartets
Peteer Clark, Jessica Odie, violin
James Wannan, viola
Jacqueline Dossor, contrabass
Luminescence Chamber Singers with Dan Walker

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