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An Australian War Requiem : Sydney Sings


An Australian War Requiem : Sydney Sings

  • Date: Sunday, 10 August 2014, 3.00pm
  • Venue: Sydney Town Hall — 483 George St, Sydney, NSW
  • Tickets: $55 / $45 / $35 /$25 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 1300 723 038

Event Details

This very special premiere concert marks the centenary years of the outbreak of World War I and the Gallipoli campaign, and presents a meditation on conflict and loss with an uniquely Australian perspective. CHRISTOPHER BOWEN’s AN AUSTRALIAN WAR REQUIEM, takes as its main text letters between Australian soldiers at the front and their mothers at home, and speaks of grief and loss in a way that is both universal and deeply personal.

Composed by Christopher Bowen OAM, libretto by Pamela Traynor
Performed by Soloists, including: Celeste Lazarenko (Soprano); Ayse Goknur Shanal (Soprano); Andrew Goodwin (Tenor); Adrian Tamburini (Bass); Christopher Richardson (Bass);
The Sydney University Graduate Choir and guest choir (approximately 200 singers); Children’s Choir; Orchestra (60 performers)

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on 0407 250 443

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