Remember me : Port Fairy Spring Music Festival
- Date: Saturday, 11 October 2014, 11:30am
- Venue: St John's Church (Port Fairy) — Port Fairy, VIC
- Tickets: $30/$23
Sally-Anne Russell / mezzo-soprano
Brass Commons / trumpet, trumpet, horn, trombone, bass trombone
PURCELL / Suite
DAVID DZUBAY / St Vitus' Dance
PETER DE JAGER / Three Jimanez Songs *
CALLUM G’FROERER / Ellington in Heaven and on Earth *
In this concert, we launch a brand new ensemble, Brass Commons, featuring some of the country's most exciting young brass players, joined by one of Australia's finest mezzo sopranos, Sally-Anne Russell.
This debut concert ranges from works by Purcell, including Dido's Lament and Funeral Music for Queen Mary, to the premiere of a new song cycle, Three Jimanez Songs, by young Melbourne-based composer, Peter de Jager, commissioned especially for this performance. David Dzubay’s St Vitus’ Dance offers an emotional and rhythmic whirlwind, while Callum G’Froerer’s Ellington in Heaven and on Earth features arrangements of some of Duke Ellington's most soulful music.
This concert is present with the generous support of the Isobel and David Jones Family Foundation.
Featured non-Australian music: Purcell, Dzubay
Further information for this event is available online at the event's website
Featured Australian Works
|Ellington in Heaven and on Earth by Callum G'Froerer — World premiere|
|Three Jimanez Songs by Peter de Jager — World premiere|
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