Sonnets & Sax
- Date: Saturday, 25 June 2011, 7.30pm
- Venue: Italian Forum Cultural Centre — 21-23 Norton St, Leichhardt, NSW
- Tickets: Adults: $25 | Children: $15 | Concession: $22 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 0412 548 703
Sensual choral music with a Persian tilt, inspired by poet Kahil Gibran's The Life of Love XVI and written especially for this concert by Dan Walker who will also conduct the performance. Sydney composer David Basden also wrote How many miles to Babylon? especially for this concert. Artistic Director Michelle Leonard rounds out the program with works by John Rutter, Healy Willan and John Bennet.
Featured non-Australian music: John Rutter - Blow Blow Thou Winter Wind, Healy Willan - Rise up my Love, my Fair One, John Bennet - Weep, O Mine Eyes
Featured Australian Works
|How many miles to Babylon? : choir by David Basden — World premiere|
|Lines in the sand : for SATB choir, saxophone quartet, and piano (2011) by Dan Walker — World premiere|
— performed by Leichhardt Espresso Chorus and Dan Walker
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