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Jamaican rumba


Jamaican rumba

  • Date: Sunday, 1 August 2010, 2 pm
  • Venue: Jupiters Townsville — Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville, QLD
  • Series: This event is part of the Australian Festival of Chamber Music 2010 series
  • Tickets: Members: $36 Adults: $40 Concession: $38 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 1800 449 977

Event Details

A tribute to Arthur Benjamin (born Brisbane 1893 - 1960).

Wendy Hiscocks, Australian composer, pianist and author of Benjamin's biography soon to be published, narrates the tale of Arthur Benjamin with visual illustrations and live performances.

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

Featured Australian Works

Caprice : for solo violin (1990) by Wendy Hiscocks
— performed by Sophie Rowell
Jamaican rumba (duos: 2 pianos) by Arthur Benjamin
— performed by Piers Lane and Bernadene Blaha
Le tombeau de Ravel : clarinet with piano (1958) by Arthur Benjamin
— performed by Michael Collins and Piers Lane
Nocturne : for violin and piano (2007) by Wendy Hiscocks
— performed by Wendy Hiscocks and Sophie Rowell
Romantic fantasy (full orchestra with multiple soloists) ['Sonata-Finale' only] by Arthur Benjamin
— performed by Bernadene Blaha, Irina Morozova and Dene Olding
Sonatina : violin with piano (1924) by Arthur Benjamin
— performed by James Cuddeford and Kristian Chong
Viola sonata : viola with piano (1942) by Arthur Benjamin
— performed by Julian Jacobson and Philip Dukes

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