The Queen Symphony + A Kiss Before the World's End
- Date: Saturday, 3 December 2011, 8pm
- Venue: Iwaki Auditorium — ABC Southbank Centre, 120-130 Southbank Boulevard, South Melbourne, VIC
- Tickets: Adults: $30 | Children: $25 | Concession: $25 — Tickets can be purchased online
The Grainger Wind Symphony is proud to announce its 25th Anniversary Gala Concert, with a daring program that showcases two pertinent and significant works of the 21st century. The ambitious undertaking features Tolga Kashif’s lavish Queen Symphony – a six-‐movement work based on the melodies of 1980s supergroup Queen - and the world premiere of A Kiss Before the World’s End: a concerto for viola and wind symphony, written bu Australian composer Houston Dunleavy in honour of Daniel Pearl, the Wall Street Journal reporter tragically beheaded by Al-Qaeda in 2002.
Performers: The Grainger Wind Symphony, Monash Chorale and guest violist from the USA Brett Deubner
Featured non-Australian music: The Queen Symphony
Featured Australian Works
|A kiss before the world's end : a concerto for viola and wind ensemble (2011) by Houston Dunleavy — World premiere|
— performed by Brett Deubner and Grainger Wind Symphony
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