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Portraits at an Exhibition

Event

Portraits at an Exhibition

  • Date: Thursday, 17 May 2018, 6:30pm
  • Venue: National Portrait Gallery — King Edward Terrace, Parkes, ACT
  • Tickets: General: $45 | Under 30: $29 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (02) 6262 6772

Event Details

We are all familiar with the sound of a standard orchestra, but what about one made up entirely of saxophones? In this program, the SCM Saxophone Orchestra explores new sounds, colours and instrumental combinations in a vibrant concert that will blow you away.

Gordon Darling Hall, National Portrait Gallery, 6.30-7.30pm

Presented by Singapore Airlines

SCM Saxophone Orchestra
Michael Duke Conductor

BRENTON BROADSTOCK: Aurora Australis
(1988, new arrangement commissioned 2017)
MATTHEW ORLOVICH: Concertino for saxophone and saxophone orchestra (new commission 2017–18)
KATIA BEAUGEAIS: First Light at Uluru (2015)
ELENA KATS-CHERNIN: Anna Magdalena’s Notebook
GABRIELLA VICI: Prelude, Idyll and Fugue
NATALIE WILLIAMS: New work
(commissioned 2017–18)

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 6262 6772

Featured Australian Works

Aurora Australis (saxophone ensemble) (2017) by Brenton Broadstock — World premiere
— performed by SCM Saxophone Orchestra and Michael Duke
Concertino for saxophone and saxophone orchestra (saxophone with chamber orchestra) by Matthew Orlovich
— performed by Michael Duke and SCM Saxophone Orchestra
Digital sheet music sample First light at Uluru : for saxophone orchestra (2015) by Katia Beaugeais
— performed by Michael Duke and SCM Saxophone Orchestra
From Anna Magdalena's notebook : saxophone quartet (2015) by Elena Kats-Chernin
— performed by SCM Saxophone Orchestra
 Prelude, Idyll and Fugue by Gabriella Vici

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