CONCERT 15: El Camino : Canberra International Music Festival (CIMF)
- Date: Thursday, 5 May 2016, 6:30pm
- Venue: Fitter's Workshop — Wentworth Avenue, Next to Canberra Glassworks, Kingston, ACT
- Series: This event is part of the Canberra International Music Festival 2016 series
- Tickets: Adult: $55 | Concession: $50 | Under 30: $35 | Child: $25 | Student Rush: $25
In the spirit of El Camino de Santiago
For centuries pilgrims have walked to Santiago de Compostella. This concert recreates an imaginary pathway through the different Spanish regions in search of redemption. Central to this concert is legendary guitarist José María Gallardo del Rey, who bridges classical guitar and authentic Flamenco. The Song Company and the Festival’s Vocal Young Artists combine forces to perform works by the 12th century King Alfonso, the Finnish master Rautavaara and a new work by Gerard Brophy.
A pre-concert talk is planned for 5:30 pm by Luke Stegemann, Associate Publisher, Griffith Review.
Chants from the Cantigas de Santa Maria
Traditional flamenco music
Einojuhani Rautavaara (b. 1928): Lorca Suite
Isaac Albéniz (1860-1909): From Suite Española
Gerard Brophy (b. 1953): Canticles (2016) (WP) - (Commissioned by Margaret and Peter Janssens)
Featured non-Australian music: Einojuhani Rautavaara, Isaac Albéniz
Featured Australian Works
|Canticles (guitar music) by Gerard Brophy — World premiere|
— performed by José María Gallardo del Rey
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