SXS: Dreams & Visions, Twist
- Date: Sunday, 5 September 2021, 3pm
- Venue: QPAC Concert Hall — Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Cnr Grey St and Melbourne St, Southbank, QLD
- Tickets: Adult: $72 | Concession: $56 | Student/Youth: $30 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 136246
Dreams and Visions will collide in Southern Cross Soloists’ (SXS) concert of musical portraits taken from the innermost imaginations of some of the greatest composers.
A kaleidoscope of colours and imagery will be expressed in works that include Vivaldi’s Spanish-flavoured oboe concerto, Bruch’s exotic Jewish-inspired Kol Nidrei, Berlioz’s viola masterpiece portraying a dreamer protagonist wandering through the mountains, Debussy’s sensuous dreamlike vision of nymphs through a faun’s eyes, and the Greece of Ravel’s dreams in his suite from Daphnis and Chloé.
A major highlight will be a new work by Hollywood-based Queensland composer Joe Twist for SXS and didgeridoo, that takes inspiration from the atmospheric paintings of the ancient Gondwana Rainforest of Springbrook National Park by acclaimed artist William Robinson.
Chris Williams – Didgeridoo
Vivaldi Concerto for oboe in D minor RV 454
Bruch Kol Nidrei Op. 47
Berlioz Harold in Italy Op. 16, H. 68
Movement 1: Harold in the Mountain
Debussy Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
Joe Twist New work
Ravel Daphnis et Chloé Suite No 2
Featured non-Australian music: Vivaldi, Bruch, Berlioz, Debussy, Ravel
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