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ACO - The Reef


ACO - The Reef

  • Date: Saturday, 2 March 2013, 8pm
  • Venue: Llewellyn Hall ANU School of Music — School of Music, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
  • Tickets: Adults: from $45 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 1800 444 444

Event Details

In May, when the surf is at its best, Richard Tognetti took a crew of surfers, musicians and film makers to Ningaloo Reef, where the desert meets the sea. They spent two unforgettable weeks surfing, making music and filming and the result is The Reef. Immerse yourself in Jon Frank's images of the ocean, the world's best fin-free surfers, the arid desert landscape and the starry sky, as an incredible array of music swirls around you. You'll never forget it.

BACH Sonata No.1, BWV1001: Fugue
BEETHOVEN String Quartet, Op.130: Cavatina
CRUMB Black Angels (excerpts)
DEAN Electric Preludes: Peripeteia
LIGETI Ramifications
PIGRAM Mimi, Raindancing
RAMEAU Les Boréades: Les Vents
SHOSTAKOVICH Chamber Symphony, Op.110a: Allegro Molto
SEEGER Where Have All the Flowers Gone
TOGNETTI Heart of The Black Beast, Bathymetry
Arrangements by Tognetti and Grandage
Footage by Mick Sowry and Jon Frank projected onto a big screen onstage.
Concept by Richard Tognetti
Richard Tognetti Director and Violin
Mick Sowry Director and Producer
Jon Frank Director of Photography
Derek Hynd Director of Surfing
Mark Atkins Didgeridoo
Stephen Pigram Voice and Guitar
Satu Vänskä Violin and Voice
Julian Thompson Cello
Australian Chamber Orchestra

Featured non-Australian music: Alice in Chains, Bach, Beethoven, Crumb, Kilar, Ligeti, Pigram, Rachmaninov, Rameau, Shostakovich.

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