Crossing Roper Bar
- Date: Friday, 28 August 2009, 7:30pm
- Venue: Elisabeth Murdoch Hall — Melbourne Recital Centre, Cnr Southbank Boulevard & Sturt Street, Southbank, VIC
- Tickets: Adults: $40, concession: $25 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 9699 3333
Crossing Roper Bar is a series of musical exchanges which have been taking place between the Wagilak songmen on Ngukurr in South Arnhem Land and the Australian Art Orchestra, since 2004. Based on the traditional Manikay song cycles, these improvised extended works are a result of this ongoing dialogue. As a result, no two performances are ever the same.
Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (03) 9329 0936
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