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Camerata Live!

Event

Camerata Live!

  • Date: Saturday, 22 June 2019, 7:30pm
  • Venue: Gympie Civic Centre — 32 Mellor St, Gympie, QLD
  • Tickets: Adults: $36 | Concession: $26 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Audiences in Gympie will have the exclusive experience of seeing Camerata join forces with the The Australian Voices Choir – a first time collaboration resulting in a stirring and evocative performance.

Known for its adventurous programming Camerata – Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra will present a program designed to provide audiences with an enjoyable night out for the whole family. The program will be a mix of great classics as well as new Australian music. With a reputation for passionate, exciting performances this will be a concert not to be missed! 

Since 1993 The Australian Voices ensemble has championed an astonishing flourish of new Australian vocal music, having commissioned hundreds of new works. Gordon Hamilton has been Artistic Director since 2009 and is considered one of Australia’s most exciting young conductors and composers. 

The ensemble tours internationally every year and has been awarded some of the highest honours in choral music, including gold medals at the World Choir Games and first prizes at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod.

Joining together for an astonishing evening of music, Camerata and The Australian Voices promise to delight music lovers. 

Camerata’s tour is made possible with the generous support of the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation and the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.

Featured non-Australian music: Telemann, Grieg, Barber

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website

Featured Australian Works

Antarctica (unspecified choir with pre-recorded sound) by Gordon Hamilton
— performed by Gordon Hamilton and The Australian Voices
Eleven by Gordon Hamilton
Not now, not ever : for recorded Julia Gillard speech and chorus (2014) by Robert Davidson
— performed by The Australian Voices and Camerata (Queensland's Chamber Orchestra)
Reza Berati : chamber orchestra by Brooke Green
— performed by Camerata (Queensland's Chamber Orchestra)
Digital sheet music sample You, me and the wide open sky (sab choir with piano) (2010) by Dan Walker
— performed by Camerata (Queensland's Chamber Orchestra) and The Australian Voices
 Returning to the Sand by Samuel Dickenson

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