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CONCERT 15: El Camino : Canberra International Music Festival (CIMF)


CONCERT 15: El Camino : Canberra International Music Festival (CIMF)

  • Date: Thursday, 5 May 2016, 6:30pm
  • Venue: Fitters' Workshop — Wentworth Avenue, Next to Canberra Glassworks, Kingston, ACT
  • Series: This event is part of the Canberra International Music Festival 2016 series
  • Tickets: Adult: $55 | Concession: $50 | Under 30: $35 | Child: $25 | Student Rush: $25

Event Details


In the spirit of El Camino de Santiago

For centuries pilgrims have walked to Santiago de Compostella. This concert recreates an imaginary pathway through the different Spanish regions in search of redemption. Central to this concert is legendary guitarist José María Gallardo del Rey, who bridges classical guitar and authentic Flamenco. The Song Company and the Festival’s Vocal Young Artists combine forces to perform works by the 12th century King Alfonso, the Finnish master Rautavaara and a new work by Gerard Brophy.

A pre-concert talk is planned for 5:30 pm by Luke Stegemann, Associate Publisher, Griffith Review.

José María Gallardo del Rey, The Song Company and Vocal Young Artists directed by Roland Peelman

Chants from the Cantigas de Santa Maria
Traditional flamenco music
Einojuhani Rautavaara (b. 1928): Lorca Suite
Isaac Albéniz (1860-1909): From Suite Española
Gerard Brophy (b. 1953): Canticles (2016) (WP) - (Commissioned by Margaret and Peter Janssens)


Featured non-Australian music: Einojuhani Rautavaara, Isaac Albéniz

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

Digital sheet music sample Canticles : for voices and ensemble (2016) by Gerard Brophy — World premiere
— performed by José María Gallardo del Rey

Featured artists

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