The Lark Ascending : Canberra International Music Festival
Honouring our Garden City heritage inspired by the English pastoral tradition. The program includes the first complete performance of Andrew Ford's Australian Aphorisms. The cycle consists of settings of aphoristic poems and lines by seven Australian writers: Les Murray, John Forbes, Judith Wright, David McCooey, Maria Takolander, Barbara Blackman and David Campbell.
Performers: Canberra Festival Brass cond. Richard Gill, The Song Company cond. Roland Peelman, Madeleine Mitchell VIOLIN, Tobias Cole COUNTERTENOR, Timothy Young PIANO, Tamara Anna Cislowska PIANO
Featured non-Australian music: Benjamin Britten: Fanfare for St Edmunsbury; Gavin Bryars: from The Second Book Of Madrigals for 6 Voices; Benjamin Britten: Hymn to St Cecilia; Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending; Benjamin Britten: Folksongs; John Metcalf: Paradise Haunts
Featured Australian Works
|Australian aphorisms : for six voices (2013) by Andrew Ford — World premiere|
— performed by Song Company
- Performer Song Company
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