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Sydney Symphony: Lior & Westlake

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Sydney Symphony: Lior & Westlake

  • Date: Friday, 6 September 2013, 8.00 pm
  • Venue: Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall — Bennelong Point, Sydney, NSW
  • Tickets: $35-$125 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (02) 8215 4600

Event Details

In 2011 Nigel Westlake captured Sydney hearts with his poignant and stirring Missa Solis- music that brought tears to the eyes of musicians as well as listeners. Then he came to us with the idea of a collaboration with one of Australia's most successful independent artists, singer-songwriter Lior.

Together they're working on Compassion, a symphony of songs that will unite the soulful power of Lior's voice with the radiance and vivid drama of Westlake's orchestral style. Their theme is the wisdom of compassion expressed through ancient writings and their musical artistry.

With orchestral arrangements of Lior's own songs, including 'This Old Love', 'Bedouin Song' and 'Daniel', this promises to be an unforgettable concert of authentic and life-affirming music-making.

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 8215 4600

Featured Australian Works

Compassion : for symphony orchestra and solo voice, a song cycle in seven movements, based on a collection of ancient Hebrew and Arabic texts (2013) by Nigel Westlake and Lior — World premiere
— performed by Nigel Westlake, Sydney Symphony and Lior

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