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Eumeralla, A War Requiem for Peace

Event

Eumeralla, A War Requiem for Peace

  • Date: Friday, 15 October 2021, 7:30pm
  • Venue: Perth Concert Hall — 5 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA
  • Tickets: Standard: $75 | Under 30 (ID Required): $30 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (08) 9326 0000

Event Details

A dark past, a hopeful future.

The Eumeralla river flows through Gunditjmara country in southwest Victoria. It was here, 180 years ago, that war broke out between traditional owners and those who sought to dispossess them of their land.

Combining moving poetry, two choirs, orchestra and the platform of the Requiem mass, a history of heartbreak and horror is revealed in this monumental new work. With a fusion of Western classical tradition and First Nations culture, Eumeralla soars with resilience and reconciliation.

PROGRAM

DEBORAH CHEETHAM Eumeralla, a war requiem for peace

ARTIST

Benjamin Northey conductor 
Deborah Cheetham soprano (Yorta Yorta)  
Linda Barcan mezzo soprano
Don Bemrose baritone (Gungarri)  
WASO Chorus 
Dhungala Children’s Choir

RUNNING TIMES

FRIDAY
Start: 7:30pm
Finish: 9:30pm*
Includes 25 min. interval*

Times are approximate and subject to change at any time.

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website

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