Presented in association with the Australian War Memorial
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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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