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Seidler Salon Series: Elena Kats-Chernin : Sydney Festival 2019

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Seidler Salon Series: Elena Kats-Chernin : Sydney Festival 2019

  • Date: Saturday, 12 January 2019, 3pm & 6pm
  • Venue: Harry and Penelope Seidler House — Meet at: Harry Seidler Reserve, Cnr Wattle & Kalang Ave, Killara, NSW
  • Series: This event is part of the Sydney Festival 2019 series
  • Tickets: General: $77 - $86 (plus booking fee) WAIT LIST ONLY — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (02) 1300 856 876

Event Details

Music and architecture come together in a series of concerts hosted in and around, and inspired by, the singular buildings of Australia’s most famous modernist architect, Harry Seidler.

Renowned Australian composer and pianist Elena Kats-Chernin performs works from her ARIA number one albums Butterflying and Unsent Love Letters, as well as live improvisations, responding to the Harry and Penelope Seidler House.

As one of Australia's most vibrant and varied composers, Kats-Chernin has a prolific body of works for theatre, ballet, orchestra, chamber ensemble and piano. Full of energy, colour and movement, it's no surprise that her compositions have been used in numerous ballet and theatre works. 

Most memorably, Deep Sea Dreaming was broadcast to an audience of millions worldwide as part of the Opening Ceremony of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. 

"Kats-Chernin's characteristic imaginative space might be likened to an old dance, heard in a surreal dream, interrupted by outbursts of outrageousness" – Sydney Morning Herald

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 8248 6500 or by email to mail@sydneyfestival.org.au

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