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Realms of Light: Blair Harris


Realms of Light: Blair Harris

  • Date: Thursday, 10 January 2019, 6pm
  • Venue: Elgee Park — 310 Wallaces Road, Dromana, VIC
  • Series: This event is part of the Peninsula Summer Music Festival 2019 series
  • Tickets: $65/$55 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Realms of Light takes inspiration from a world beyond our physical reach, featuring extraordinary works for solo cello performed by leading cello soloist, Blair Harris.

Works by Greenbaum, Moore and Golijov look to the stars and pay homage to love, luck and loss.

The iconic Requiem for Cello Alone by Sculthorpe completes the performance, searching for, and ultimately finding, the eternal realm of light.Performed in the unique setting of Elgee Park, experience this music surrounded by stunning Australian artworks.

Sonata for Cello alone | Peter Sculthorpe 8
Lunar Orbit | Stuart Greenbaum 6
Whoever You Are Come Forth | Kate Moore 5
Omaramor | Osvaldo Golijov 8
The Song of Songs | Karen Tanaka 9
Requiem for Cello Alone | Peter Sculthorpe 16

Blair is a highly regarded solo cellist and chamber musician, known particularly for his strikingly individual interpretations and innovative collaborative projects.

Blair performs on a cello crafted by Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Piacenza, circa 1743. It is on loan from UKARIA and was purchased through the generosity of its donors.

Featured non-Australian music: Golijov, Tanaka

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

Featured Australian Works

Lunar orbit : for cello solo (2011) by Stuart Greenbaum
— performed by Blair Harris
Requiem : for cello alone : for cello alone (1979) by Peter Sculthorpe
— performed by Blair Harris
Sonata for cello alone : cello solo (1959) by Peter Sculthorpe
— performed by Blair Harris
Whoever you are come forth : cello solo (2008) by Kate Moore
— performed by Blair Harris

Featured artists

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