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  • Date: Thursday, 17 November 2016 to Sunday, 20 November 2016, 7:30pm on 17-18 November; 5:30pm 19-20 November
  • Venue: South Australian Maritime Museum — 126 Lipson St, Port Adelaide, SA
  • Tickets: Adults: $30 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Australia is very much a nation of 'boat people', past and present. With 'Arrivals', Zephyr Quartet explores notions of migration to Australia by boat through music, and with it the trials, obstacles, struggles and successes present in our history. Featuring a program of Australian works covering a range of historical perspectives, including compositions by Paul Stanhope, Kate Moore, Zephyr Quartet members – Hilary Kleinig, Emily Tulloch & Jason Thomas – as well as a new collaborative work with electronic artist Motez, all expressing the oceanic journey to Australia. 'Arrivals' celebrates the incredible courage and great hope that the people who have travelled to our country have shown and also the immense contribution that they have made to our nation.

This program will also be performed at the Western Australian Maritime Museum on November 13 at 6:30pm.

Performers: Zephyr Quartet; Motez (on 17 November only)

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 0421 932 466

Featured Australian Works

Digital sheet music sample Broken Rosary (cello with chamber ensemble) (2010) by Kate Moore
String quartet No. 2 : string quartet (2009) by Paul Stanhope
— performed by Zephyr Quartet
 For those who've come across the seas... by Hilary Kleinig
 Great White Bird by Hilary Kleinig

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