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Greta Bradman: Of Quiet Places


Greta Bradman: Of Quiet Places

  • Date: Monday, 26 August 2013, 6pm
  • Venue: The Salon, Melbourne Recital Centre — Cnr Southbank Boulevard & Sturt Street, Melbourne, VIC
  • Tickets: Standard $35 / Concession $25 — Tickets can be purchased by phone on (03) 9699 3333

Event Details

A program of delicate, deep and profoundly beautiful music for piano and voice. An undercurrent of the poignant and melancholic. This program illuminates the power of the understated, through the lyrical soundworld of French artsong, American 20th century song and Australian song.

The program showcases George Crumb's awe-inspiring 'Apparition' and also includes a new and breathtaking song cycle by Ross Edwards with Judith Wright texts, based around elements from Edward's third Symphony "Earth Spirit Songs", which Greta presented with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra in 2010. Other gems on the program include French composers Reynaldo Hahn's A Chloris and L'heure Exquise, Ernest Chausson's plaintive Les Heures, and American composer Robert Beaser's reflective Old Men Admiring Themselves in the Water.

"with Bradman´s gorgeous voice soaring rapturously, her performance was superb - the music, exquisitely sung" - The Advertiser

Featured non-Australian music: Hahn, Fauré, Saint Saens, Chausson, Crumb, Beaser.

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (03) 9699 3333 or by email to boxoffice@melbournerecital.com.au

Featured Australian Works

Digital sheet music sample Five senses : five poems of Judith Wright, for soprano and piano (2012) [selection] by Ross Edwards
— performed by Greta Bradman and Leigh Harrold

Featured artists

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