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Chant de terre et de ciel

Event

Chant de terre et de ciel

  • Date: Wednesday, 20 May 2009, 6pm
  • Venue: Melbourne Recital Centre, Primrose Potter Salon — Cnr Southbank Blvd & Sturt St, Southbank, VIC
  • Tickets: Adults: $30, concession: $20 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 0396 993 333

Event Details

Chant de terre et de ciel is the first in a series of recitals showcasing Victorian Opera developing artists at the Melbourne Recital Centre. Soprano Jessica Aszodi explores themes of nature, time and sensuality in an evening of rarely performed twentieth and twenty-first century music. Joined by pianist Peter De Jager and violinist Stephanie Blake, the concert features Olivier Messiaen's seminal cycle Chants de terres et de ciel as well as works by Luigi Dallapicolla, George Crumb, Gyorgy Ligeti, and world premieres of new songs by Australian composers Robert Dahm and Kate Neal.

Performers: Jessica Aszodi, Peter De Jager, Stephanie Blake

Featured non-Australian music: Dallapiccola, Messiaen, Ligeti, Crumb

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

Featured Australian Works

Digital sheet music sample Gogonasus : soprano with ensemble (2009) by Kate Neal — World premiere
— performed by Jessica Aszodi
Hölderlin fragments (vocal music) by Robert Dahm — World premiere
— performed by Jessica Aszodi

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