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My Heart | Danaë Killian, piano |  Melbourne Fringe Festival

Event

My Heart | Danaë Killian, piano | Melbourne Fringe Festival

  • Date: Friday, 29 September 2017, 7.30 pm
  • Venue: St Stephen's Anglican Church, Richmond — 360 Church St, Richmond, VIC
  • Tickets: Adults: $36 | Children: $15 | Concession: $28 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 9660 9666

Event Details

“Nights I wander the world’s city streets, looking for you and talking to you, my heart.” Pianist Danaë Killian will show the world her cracked and shining heart next Michaelmas Night, in a solo performance inspired by German Expressionist poet Else Lasker-Schüler’s novel-in-letters Mein Herz. Rich in Australian and world premieres, My Heart is made of music by Danaë's beloved composer friends, by herself, and by Lasker-Schüler’s contemporary Arnold Schoenberg, who once gave the poet money in a time of need. Lasker-Schüler’s Berlin of 1911 bleeds through My Heart into our Melbourne, and in so doing invokes themes of night-wandering, soul-homelessness, and starry yearning.

Program

Arnold Schoenberg – Drei Klavierstücke, Op. 11 (1909)
Howard Dillon – Mobius for solo piano (2012)
Christine McCombe – Asphyxed (1991)
Danaë Killian – My Prussian Blue Heart for pianist, tarot cards, and piano (2017)*
Amelia Barden – The Seventh Centre (1992)
Colin McKellar – Birth Music (2006)*
Gregers Brinch – Two Minds: Four Pieces for Solo Piano, Op. 73 (2004)**
Evan Lawson – Sikkinis No. 3 (2015)*

*World Premiere **Australian Premiere

Featured non-Australian music: Arnold Schoenberg – Drei Klavierstücke, Op. 11; Gregers Brinch – Two Minds: Four Pieces for Solo Piano, Op. 73

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (03) 9660 9666 or by email to danaekillian@gmail.com

Featured Australian Works

Asphyxed (solo piano) (1991) by Christine McCombe
— performed by Danae Killian

Featured artists

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