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Song of the Yarra
- Date: Sunday, 8 February 2009, 7:30pm
- Venue: Melbourne Recital Centre, Elisabeth Murdoch Hall — Cnr Southbank Blvd & Sturt St, Southbank, VIC
- Tickets: $70-$90 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 9699 3333
In celebration of the life of the late Clifford Hocking, generous support from the Harold Mitchell Foundation has made it possible for Melbourne Recital Centre to commission Peter Sculthorpe to create a new work to inaugurate Elisabeth Murdoch Hall. Song of the Yarra is Peter Sculthorpe’s commemoration of the Indigenous custodians of the river and its surrounds, bridging the ritual smoking ceremony conducted by Elders of the Kulin Nation and the European music that follows.
Featured non-Australian music: Mozart, Schubert
Featured Australian Works
|Song of the Yarra : for soprano solo, violin obligato, SATB chorus and chamber ensemble (2008) by Peter Sculthorpe — World premiere|
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