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AFCM 2017: Concert Crawl - Stories and Music

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AFCM 2017: Concert Crawl - Stories and Music

  • Date: Sunday, 30 July 2017, 7:30pm
  • Venue: various venues in Townsville — Townsville, QLD
  • Series: This event is part of the Australian Festival of Chamber Music 2017 series
  • Tickets: Adult: $89 | Member: $80 | Concession: $85 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

A social evening with two concerts performed in two Townsville churches. Enjoy a stroll between the two!

Concert details:

Diego Ortiz
Recercada Segunda
Recercada Primera

Anon 14th century Italian
Tre Fontane

Andrea Keller
Where is Everybody?

John Playford
Set of dances from The English Dancing Master

Hildegard von Bingen
O Viridissima Virga

Sally Beamish/Crabb
Lament from Seavaigers

Anon 12th century English
3 Notas

Ross Edwards
Johannes’ Dance
Arabesque
Ngala
Jerry’s Song

Scottish/Border Folk Trad/Crabb
Mary Scott, Flower of Yarrow
(extended variations by Matt Seattle)
Cuckold come out of the Amrey

Genevieve Lacey (recorder)
James Crabb (accordion)
Poul Høxbro (bones, frame drum, pipe & tabor, pipe and double pipe)

Concert 2 – St Joseph’s Church

The Romance of the Double Bass by Chekhov
(Surprise hit of last year’s Resonate series at the Utzon Room in the Sydney Opera House’). A reading of the short story, illustrated with music for two double basses with percussion.

Dave Anderson
from Seven Double Bass Duets
Kibbles and Kibbitz
Setting the Scene
Blew Cheeze
Rush Hour
Lament

Elena Kats-Chernin
Adrift

George Frederick Handel/Timothy Constable
Air from Suite in D minor HMV 428

Johann Sebastian Bach/Christian Petzold
Minuet in G minor

Lyle Chan
Double Double Bass

Franz Liszt/Kees Boersma
Hungarian Rhapsody No.2

Giovanni Bottesini
Passione amoroso

Kirsty McCahon (double bass)
Kees Boersma (double bass)
Timothy Constable (percussion)

Featured non-Australian music: Diego Ortiz, John Playford, von Bingen, Sally Beamish, Dave Anderson, Handel, Bach, Liszt, Bottesini

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (07) 4771 4144 or by email to info@afcm.com.au

Featured Australian Works

Adrift (solo piano) (2013) by Elena Kats-Chernin
Double double bass : excerpt from 'Serenade for Tenor, Saxophone and Orchestra (My Dear Benjamin)' (2015) by Lyle Chan
Mystic spring : songs and dances for a treble woodwind (2006) ['Jerry's dance song', 'Johannes' dance song', 'Arabesque', 'Ngala'] by Ross Edwards

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