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Vice Versa

Event

Vice Versa

  • Date: Sunday, 9 October 2016, 3-5pm
  • Venue: Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music - University of Tasmania — 5 Sandy Bay Rd, Hobart, TAS
  • Tickets: $28/$22/$15 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

A poetry and music concert centred around a book launch of Arjun von Caemmerer’s poetry, Vice Versa, new & selected poems.

The compositions include a new commission for the guest of honour, Bob Brown, written by Michael Kieran Harvey (Portrait of Bob Brown for violin and piano). The violinist is Emily Sheppard. 

As well as reading/performance of Arjun’s poetry, there is music by Zappa (Ruth is Sleeping, which Harvey recorded for the ABC in 2001 in a specially-sanctioned arrangement by the Zappa Family Trust), Messiaen (his very rare if not unheard-in-Australia Fantasie for violin and piano), Cage’s 4’33" as well as two other works by Harvey for violin and piano, Fear (2011) and Homage to Liszt (2016). 

Harvey: Portrait of Bob Brown for violin and piano (2016) (world premiere)

Harvey: Homage to Liszt (violin, narrator and piano version 2016) (world premiere)

Harvey: Fear (2011) (vln +pno)

Zappa: Ruth Is Sleeping (1993) arr. for solo piano by Michael Kieran Harvey

Messiaen: Fantasie for violin and piano (1933) 

Cage 4’33” (1952)

 

Featured non-Australian music: Messiaen, Cage, Zappa

Further information for this event is available by phone on 0431 646 796

Featured Australian Works

Fear : for violin and piano (2011) by Michael Kieran Harvey
— performed by Michael Kieran Harvey and Emily Sheppard
Homage to Liszt (spoken voice with chamber ensemble) by Michael Kieran Harvey — World premiere
— performed by Michael Kieran Harvey, Emily Sheppard and Arjun Von Caemmerer
Portrait of Bob Brown : duo for violin and piano (2016) by Michael Kieran Harvey — World premiere
— performed by Michael Kieran Harvey and Emily Sheppard

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