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CIMF18: Glass Games


CIMF18: Glass Games

  • Date: Wednesday, 2 May 2018, 12pm
  • Venue: Canberra Glassworks — 9 Wentworth Ave, Kingston, ACT
  • Series: This event is part of the Canberra International Music Festival 2018 series
  • Tickets: Adults: $55 | Children: $25 | Concession: $50 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (02) 6230 5880

Event Details

The Kingston foreshore Powerhouse building that is now the home of Canberra Glassworks, together with Fitters’ Workshop, belongs to the earliest industrial architecture in the ACT. Now a unique and busy centre of glassblowing activity, the building’s large open spaces, furnaces and workshops form the backdrop for a musical ‘hot shop’. Audiences will have an opportunity to hear and see several festival artists in solo mode alongside glass blowers and their newest creations.

PROGRAM to include

Philip Glass: Violin solo
Kate Moore: Spel (Game) for vibraphone
Benjamin Drury: Stained Glass (WP)
Eugène Ysaÿe (1858-1931): Sonata for violin solo
Luciano Berio (1925-2003): Naturale for viola, percussion and tape


Tim Fain, violin
Claire Edwardes, vibraphone
James Wannan, viola
Anna da Silva Chen, violin
Ben Hoadley, bassoon

Featured non-Australian music: Glass, Ysaÿe, Berio

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 6230 5880 or by email to info@cimf.org.au

Featured Australian Works

Spel (game) (solo vibraphone) by Kate Moore
— performed by Claire Edwardes
 Stained Glass by Benjamin Drury — World premiere

Featured artists

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