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Barrier Reef Orchestra Evening Serenade
- Date: Saturday, 28 October 2017, 7.30 pm
- Venue: Townsville Civic Theatre — 41 Boundary Street , South Townsville, QLD
- Tickets: Adults: $38 | Children: $15 | Concession: $15 — Tickets can be purchased online
Townsville's Community Orchestra presents "Evening Serenade" featuring the Queensland premiere of Elena Kats-Chernin's "Night and Now" Flute Concerto. This concert will be conducted by Mark Shiell from Melbourne. Mark has worked with the orchestra a number of times. The programme includes a special new concerto, Night and Now, composed by Elena Kats-Chernin, one of Australia’s most popular and esteemed composers. The piece is for flute and orchestra and was written for Australian flautist, Sally Walker who will be here to play with the orchestra. Also featuring on the programme will be soprano, Cassandra Wright from Brisbane. Cassandra was the Open Vocal Winner at the 2016, Australian Concerto and Vocal Competition. She will sing arias from Bizet, Puccini and others. The concert will also feature music from Greig, Khachaturian and Ravel.
Featured non-Australian music: Orchestral music from Greig, Khachaturian and Ravel and arias from Bizet and Puccini.
Further information for this event is available online at the event's website
Featured Australian Works
|Night and now : flute with orchestra (2015) by Elena Kats-Chernin|
— performed by Mark Shiell, Barrier Reef Orchestra and Sally Walker
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