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Pure Poetry Recital


Pure Poetry Recital

  • Date: Saturday, 21 May 2011, 7.00pm
  • Venue: Oddie Room, Art Gallery of Ballarat — 40 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat, VIC
  • Tickets: Adults: $30 | Children: $20 | Concession: $25 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 0412 939 077

Event Details

Hear the Australian voice in poetry and music in this unique recital platform. Presented by Ballarat Writers Inc and the Art Gallery of Ballarat, the Pure Poetry Recital will premiere new works by Victorian poets and composers, featuring cross-artform innovations by award-winning poet Nathan Curnow and Melbourne's rising star, composer Anthony Lyons.

New works by renowned poets will be performed alongside their musical reflections by Victorian composers. An all-Australian program, including solo, duo and trio works by Brenton Broadstock, Ross Edwards and others. The Pure Poetry Recital will also showcase work by five emerging poets unearthed in the 2010 Pure Poetry Tour, in which Ballarat Writers Inc mentored poets across Western Victoria. Come on a discovery - you'll be moved by the interplay between music and words.

Performers: Bronwyn Blaiklock (piano), Lachlan Dent (cello), Emma Knight (flute), Anthony Lyons (composer), Nathan Curnow (poet), Lorraine McGuigan (poet), Ross Gillett (poet)

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on 0412 939 077 or by email to info@ballaratwriters.com

Featured Australian Works

Clear flame within : for cello and piano (1996) by Brenton Broadstock
— performed by Lachlan Dent and Bronwyn Blaiklock
Gravity : (yet to be assigned) (2011) by Anthony Lyons — World premiere
In a close orbit (solo piano) (2011) by Anthony Lyons — World premiere
Nura : for flute and piano (2004) [3rd movement] by Ross Edwards
— performed by Emma Knight and Bronwyn Blaiklock

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