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Devotional & traditional music of Bali & China


Devotional & traditional music of Bali & China

  • Date: Saturday, 17 September 2016, 2 pm
  • Venue: Music Workshop, Sydney Conservatorium of Music — Cnr Macquarie St and Bridge St, Sydney, NSW
  • Series: This event is part of the Sydney Sacred Music Festival 2016 series
  • Tickets: Adults: $35 | Children: $15 | Concession: $15 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 0411 318 696

Event Details

As part of the Sydney Sacred Music Festival (www.sydneysacredmusicfestival.org), this concert brings together the two Asian ensembles of Sydney Conservatorium of Music focusing respectively on music from China and Bali. Addressing the theme of the festival, the transcendental program presents traditional pieces inspired by nature, the human condition, and music and dance specifically composed for the worship of the divine. The two ensembles are led by various Balinese and Chinese music specialists including Gary Watson (Bali), Lulu Liu and Dr Nicholas Ng (China). Musical directors Gary Watson (director, Balinese Gamelan Ensemble) Dr Catherine Ingram (co-ordinator Chinese Music Ensemble) Lulu Liu (pipa tutor, Chinese Music Ensemble) Dr Nicholas Ng (erhu tutor, Chinese Music Ensemble)

Featured non-Australian music: Gada Meilin (for Chinese Orchestra) arranged by Chai Changning

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on 0411 318 696 or by email to nicholas.ng@sydney.edu.au

Featured Australian Works

Devotion (other string as soloist) by Nicholas Ng
— performed by Nicholas Ng
Digital sheet music sample Guan yin qu : string duo (2014) by Tony Wheeler
— performed by Nicholas Ng and Lulu Liu
 Silken Samarkand (for pipa and oud) by Rory Knott — World premiere

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