The Musical Child
- Date: Thursday, 20 May 2010, 7.00 pm
- Venue: South Melbourne Town Hall — 210 Bank St, South Melbourne, VIC
- Tickets: $50/$25 concession — Tickets can be purchased online
Written for the musicians of the Academy, Andrew Ford’s The Musical Child explores the world of William Crotch, an English contemporary of Beethoven and musical child prodigy who, as a three and a half year old, performed at the court of George III.
Featured non-Australian music: Sibelius, Stravinsky
Further information for this event is available online at the event's website
Featured Australian Works
|Rauha : for wind and brass, percussion, keyboards and double basses (2009) by Andrew Ford — World premiere|
— performed by Brett Dean and Australian National Academy of Music
|The musical child : for speaker, piano duet and string orchestra (2009) by Andrew Ford — World premiere|
— performed by Australian National Academy of Music, Andrew Ford and Brett Dean
|The tears of Geertje Dircx : for two clarinets (2008) by Andrew Ford|
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