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City of London Festival: Piers Lane & William Barton Apothecaries' Hall


City of London Festival: Piers Lane & William Barton Apothecaries' Hall

  • Date: Friday, 1 July 2011, 7:30pm
  • Venue: Apothecaries' Hall — Black Friars Lane, London EC4V 6EJ, United Kingdom
  • Tickets: Adults: $20 — Tickets can be purchased by phone on 448451207502

Event Details

Beneath the beautiful 24-branch candelabrum of Apothecaries’ Hall, the City’s oldest surviving livery hall, two of Australia’s finest musicians, didgeridu master William Barton and pianist Piers Lane, offer an amazing collaboration which will surprise and delight in equal measure.

Beethoven’s Bagatelles are followed by David Lumsdaine’s six short Postcard Pieces which they inspired; Brett Dean and Elena Kats-Chernin pay individual homage to JS Bach, followed by Percy Grainger’s brilliant versions of well-known works by Bach, Rachmaninoff, Schumann, Strauss and Tchaikovsky.

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Featured Australian Works

Fast blue village by Elena Kats-Chernin
Homage to Bach by Elena Kats-Chernin
Hommage à Bach by Brett Dean
Six postcard pieces : for solo piano (1994) by David Lumsdaine
— performed by Piers Lane
The C by Elena Kats-Chernin

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