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Migrations : Kupka's Piano
- Date: Saturday, 15 December 2018, 7pm
- Venue: Seven Hills Theatre — 7 Clearview Terrace, Seven Hills, QLD
- Tickets: Standard: $20 | Concession: $10 — Tickets can be purchased online
Kupka's Piano are joined by acclaimed Melbourne-based uilleann pipes virtuoso Matthew Horsley and experimental composer and erhu performer Jasmin Leung to present MIGRATIONS, a unique double-bill concert of new and recently composed works by Australian, New Zealand and European composers. The first act features ‘A Book of Migrations’ – a 45-minute work for solo uilleann pipes, spoken text and electronics by Liam Flenady based on the medieval Irish myth of the mad king Sweeney (premiered at the Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music in 2017 and performed at the Metropolis Festival at the Melbourne Recital Centre in April 2018). The second act will present recent works for duo, trio and sextet by leading English composer Rebecca Saunders and New Zealand composer Alex Taylor, and world premiere performances of new works by emerging Australian composers Jasmin Leung and Sarah Thompson.
A Book of Migrations | Liam Flenady | solo pipes
Resistance Study | Alex Taylor | flute duo
Molly’s Song, no. 3 | Rebecca Saunders | alto flute, viola acoustic guitar
Tiny Little Specks | Sarah Thompson | flute and e. guitar
New Work | Jasmin Leung | sextet
Featured non-Australian music: Rebecca Saunders, Alex Taylor
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