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Songs of Home at Swifts
- Date: Friday, 18 October 2019, 10:30-1130am
- Venue: Swifts — Darling Point Road , Darling Point, Sydney, NSW
- Tickets: Adults: $65 — Tickets can be purchased online
This event is a MEMBERS EVENT for members of the Sydney Living Museums.
A rare musical performance in the elegant ballroom of Swifts, one of Sydney’s most beautiful and historically significant private homes. Arguably the jewel of the ballroom is the Fincham & Hobday organ, which will be expertly brought to life by renowned organist Dr Grace Chan and tenor Mr Koen van Stade, with a guest singing appearance by Sydney Living Museums’ very own Dr Matthew Stephens.
The performance has been developed to complement the Songs of Home exhibition currently on display at the Museum of Sydney, which evocatively tells the story of music played in the home in colonial NSW.
Performers: Dr Grace Chan (Organ); Koen Van Stade (Tenor); Dr Matthew Stephens (Tenor); Dr Neal Peres Da Costa
Featured non-Australian music: London Bridge JL Molloy, Let me wander not unseen GF Handel, Toccata D minor JS Bach, Voluntary A min Stanley, Air from Magic Flute WA Mozart
Featured Australian Works
|Australia the wide and free (A 'solemn ode’ to inaugurate Sydney's first Municipal Council (1842) by Isaac Nathan|
|She walks in Beauty from “Hebrew Melodies” by Isaac Nathan|
|Visions of Youth from “Don John” by Isaac Nathan|
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