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Soak / The Hollow Air


Soak / The Hollow Air

  • Date: Saturday, 9 October 2010
  • Venue: Melbourne Recital Centre — Cnr Southbank Boulevard & Sturt Street, Southbank, VIC
  • Tickets: $35.00 - $62.00 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 9699 3333

Event Details

This first-time double bill features the much anticipated world premiere of Alister Spence's Soak. Drawing on the influences of Pärt, Górecki, Radio Head, Dust Brothers and Miles Davis and featuring the full AAO, Soak is a constantly evolving, many-layered palette of sound, accompanied by the visual effects of filmmaker Louise Curham.

The Australian premiere of The Hollow Air, curated by Phillip Slater, will feature guest artist, shakuhachi virtuoso Riley Lee and incorporate sound projection and real time digital manipulation by Greg White. This premiere celebrates Arvo Pärt's 75th birthday in a not to be missed event.

Performers: Phillip Slater (curator, The Hollow Air) Riley Lee (shakuhachi) Alister Spence (composer, Soak) Louise Curham (film artist). Featuring the full Australian Art Orchestra.

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (03) 9699 3333

Featured Australian Works

 Hollow Air by Phillip Slater (curator) — Australian premiere
 Soak by Alister Spence — World premiere

Featured artists

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