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From the Letter to the Law

  • Starting at the National Library of Australia Parkes Place West Parkes, ACT, 2600 Australia (map)

PRESENTED IN association WITH NATIONAL LIBRARY, NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY AND THE HIGH COURT OF AUSTRALIA

Concert 8

“From the Letter to the Law” is a series of three all-Australian mini recitals, featuring Roger Smalley's wry and witty song cycle about cats, string music by composer-in-residence Mary Finsterer, and, to conclude, an all-Australian harp selection.

PROGRAM

National Library of Australia – 11 am:

Roger Smalley (1943-2015),  Nine Lives (2007)

National Portrait Gallery – ca. 11.30 am:

Mary Finsterer (b. 1962):
          Tract for cello solo  (1993)
          Spherica for 2 violins  (2008)
          New work for viola and cello (2017)

High Court of Australia – ca. 12.00 pm:

Martin Wesley-Smith (b. 1945): Seven Widows at the Gates of Sugamo
Sharon Calcraft (b. 1955): Sevenfold Amen
Larry Sitsky (b. 1934): Perpetuum Mobile

ARTISTS

Kate Howden, mezzo-soprano; Roland Peelman, piano
James Wannan, viola d’amore; Christopher Pidcock, cello
Veronique Serret, violin
Seven Harp Ensemble directed by Alice Giles AM

ADULT $55, CONC. $50, U30 $30, U18 $25, STUDENT RUSH $25

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