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Spirit Weapons


Spirit Weapons

  • Date: Monday, 15 November 2010, 8:00pm
  • Venue: Hall 2, Kings Place — 90 York Way, London, United Kingdom
  • Tickets: Adults: £9.50 | Children: £9.50 | Concession: £9.50 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

This ELISION programme includes texts and readings by the Chinese poet Yang Lian, the brilliant Australian vocalist Deborah Kayser and a major work by Liza Lim entitled The Quickening. This piece for qin and voice was commissioned by the Festival d'Automne of Paris and together with the cello solo Spirit Weapons explores notions of geomancy, Chinese calligraphy and the afterlife.

Featured non-Australian music: Michael Finnissy and Jeroen Speak

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

Featured Australian Works

Spirit weapons I : for solo cello (1999) by Liza Lim
The quickening : For soprano and qin (2005) by Liza Lim
— performed by Deborah Kayser
 unsaying for voice and violoncello (2010) by Newton Armstrong

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