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Echoes of the Garden Palace


Echoes of the Garden Palace

  • Date: Friday, 23 September 2016, 3pm
  • Venue: Royal Botanic Gardens: Rose Garden Pavillion — Macquarie St, Sydney, NSW
  • Tickets: This is a free event, however registration is required online

Event Details

In collaboration with Wiradjuri/Kamilaroi artist Jonathan Jones and Kaldor Public Art Projects, a team of enthusiastic young composers from the Sydney Conservatorium have conceptualised creative sonic responses to barrangal dyara (skin and bones) and the site once occupied by the Garden Palace. Join them for a one of a kind performance in the Royal Botanic Garden, 3pm, 23 September, 2016.

Composers: Fenn Idle, Elizabeth Jigalin, Mimi Kind, David Reaston and Amina Salihbegovic. Led by Damien Ricketson.

World premieres interspersed with short arrangements from Paolo Giorza's Cantata for the opening ceremony of the Sydney International Exhibition (1878).

Featured non-Australian music: Giorza

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on 0411 320 480 or by email to damien.ricketson@sydney.edu.au

Featured Australian Works

Stole Like the River of a Dream (site specific live performance) (2016) by Damien Ricketson — World premiere
 Along the Lines of the Garden Palace by Mimi Kind — World premiere
 Construction by Amina Salihbegovic — World premiere
 Garden Belles by David Reaston — World premiere
 In Memory Of The Eastern Suburbs Brass Band (Whose Instruments Perished In The Garden Palace Fire Of 1882) by Fenn Idle — World premiere
 That Sound Afar by Elizabeth Jigalin — World premiere

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