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The Griffyn Ensemble - Illicit Passions


The Griffyn Ensemble - Illicit Passions

  • Date: Saturday, 2 April 2011, 5:30pm
  • Venue: Belconnen Arts Centre — 118 Emu Bank, Belconnen, ACT
  • Tickets: Adults: $35-$55 | Children: Free | Concession: $25-$45 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (02) 6173 3300

Event Details

From the Baroque to Rock n' Roll, the Griffyn Ensemble's latest performance ignites inflamed desires and rapture. Performing music exploring the sordid side of love with music inspired by carnal lust, women of the night, and tortured romance, and featuring stories from Ancient Greece to a surreal future. Including ballet music by Debussy, dark inspiration from Beethoven, seductive songs by Bizet, Sondheim, and Sting, with words by Oscar Hammerstein and Bob Dylan.

Performers: The Griffyn Ensemble
Kiri Sollis - flute; Matthew O'Keeffe - clarinet; Carly Brown - horn; Meriel Owen - harp; Wyana Etherington - percussion; Susan Ellis - soprano; Michael Sollis - composer

Featured non-Australian music: Corigliano, Debussy, Beethoven, Bizet, Sondheim, Sting

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 6173 3300 or by email to griffyn@live.com.au

Featured Australian Works

Hit me! : five variations on a theme (2011) by Michael Sollis
— performed by Griffyn Ensemble
Letter to a Greek nymph : for celesta or keyboard instrument (2011) by Michael Sollis
— performed by Griffyn Ensemble

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