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Divining the Sacred


Divining the Sacred

  • Date: Tuesday, 14 May 2013, 1.05 pm
  • Venue: Ian Hanger Recital Hall — Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, 16 Russell St, South Brisbane, QLD
  • Series: This event is part of the Encounters: India series
  • Tickets: This is a free event

Event Details

The works of three Australian composers long inspired by World Music sources comprise this program, featuring Brisbane’s Kurilpa String Quartet.

QCGU composition teacher Gerard Brophy divides his year between Brisbane and Kolkata, drawing inspiration from the tumultuous melting pot of contemporary India. KALIGHAT VOTIVES depicts funeral rites along the Ganges River. Larry Sitsky takes Vedic mysticism as his point of departure in a work for solo oboe, while visiting composer Peter Schaefer draws on meditative practices in his serene, 30-minute long string quartet.

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Featured Australian Works

Kalighat votives by Gerard Brophy

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