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Bathurst War Memorial Carillon Bells
- Date: Saturday, 20 March 2021, 5pm
- Venue: Bathurst War Memorial Carillon — 3 Church St, Bathurst, NSW Tickets: This is a free event
First formal concert on the completed Bathurst War Memorial Carillon will take place on 20 March, featuring Bathurst and Carillon Society of Australia Carillionists.
As part of this event, Grace Chan will perform a poignant carillon arrangement of Australian composer F. S. Kelly’s (1881-1916) Elegy for Strings and Harp (1915). Kelly wrote this moving work for his friend, poet Rupert Brooke, who died enroute to Gallipoli.
Vikki Jacobsen will perform her own carillon arrangement of “Down Longford Way” by Australian composer Katharine Parker - a student of Percy Grainger.
Featured Australian Works
|Elegy for string orchestra : arranged for carillon by Frederick Septimus Kelly|
— performed by Grace Chan
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