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Elemental Music

Event

Elemental Music

  • Date: Sunday, 1 September 2019, 3.00pm
  • Venue: Redland Performing Arts Centre (RPAC) — 2 -16 Middle Street, Cleveland, QLD
  • Tickets: This is a free event

Event Details

Music inspired by nature & the elements

Featuring the world premiere of a newly commissioned work for String Quartet by Dr Philip Eames, based on three of Oodgeroo Noonuccal's short stories from the Old Dreamtime. In partnership with Redland Performing Arts Centre and Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation, Black Square Quartet will be joined by Waangenga Blanco of Bangarra Dance Theatre, and the students of Dunwich State School, who will help bring Oodgeroo's Dreamtime stories to life. 

HAYDN - String Quartet Op.33 No. 3 "The Bird"
SCULTHORPE - Djilile
EAMES - String Quartet No. 3 (World Premiere)
DVORAK - Cypresses 8 & 10
ROSS EDWARDS - Ecstatic Dance No. 2
ARVO PÄRT - Summa

Featured non-Australian music: Haydn, Dvorak, Arvo Part

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (07) 3829 8131 or by email to blacksquarequartet@outlook.com

Featured Australian Works

Digital sheet music sample Djilile : for string quartet (1999) by Peter Sculthorpe
— performed by Black Square Quartet
Digital sheet music sample Ecstatic dances : for string quartet (1993) by Ross Edwards
— performed by Black Square Quartet
 String Quartet no. 3 by Philip Eames — World premiere

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