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CIMF18: Requiem

Event

CIMF18: Requiem

  • Date: Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 10am and 11:30am
  • Venue: Australian War Memorial — Treloar Crescent, Campbell, ACT
  • Series: This event is part of the Canberra International Music Festival 2018 series
  • Tickets: This is a free event, however registration is required by phone on (02) 6230 5880

Event Details

Due to limited seating capacity, this event is now fully booked. Please contact info@cimf.org.au to be placed on a waiting list.

 

Two 55 minute performances beginning at 10am and 11:30am

The worldwide conflict 1914-1918 and the unprecedented losses on the Western front changed the course of history. This musical commemoration in the Hall of Remembrance reflects on some of the heart-breaking words written or voiced at the time.

PROGRAM to include:

William Barton: Elegy
Peter Sculthorpe (1929-2014): Threnody for cello solo
Eleanor Daley: “In Flanders Fields” on words by John McCrae (1915)
Gordon Hamilton: “Dark Hour” on words by Billy Hughes (1916)
Frederick Septimus Kelly (1881-1916): Elegy in Memoriam Rupert Brooke (1915)

ARTISTS

William Barton, didgeridoo
Members of the Pietra and Orava Quartets
Luminescence Chamber Singers

Featured non-Australian music: Eleanor Daley

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

Dark hour : SATB choir (2015) by Gordon Hamilton
— performed by Luminescence Chamber Singers
Elegy for string orchestra : arranged for choir by Gordon Hamilton by Frederick Septimus Kelly
— performed by Luminescence Chamber Singers
Threnody : for solo cello (1992) by Peter Sculthorpe
 Elegy by William Barton

Featured artists

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