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Earth Connections

Event

Earth Connections

  • Date: Saturday, 21 May 2022, 7.30 pm
  • Venue: Wollongong Town Hall — Cnr of Crown St and Kembla St, Wollongong, NSW
  • Tickets: Adults: $45 | Children: $10 | Concession: $40 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 0242 245 999

Event Details

In a program that will evoke the natural world, didgeridoo artist and composer William Barton joins Steel City Strings for his most notable works including Didge Fusion, Petrichor and Birdsong at Dusk. The program also features music by First Nations and South Coast composer, Brenda Gifford, as well as Paul Stanhope’s Dancing on Clouds and Max Richter’s Nature of Daylight. From the composer of monumental works depicting the natural world comes Peter Sculthorpe’s Port Essington and Songs of Sea and Sky, both of which portray aspects of the Australian landscape and beyond. Come along and let your spirit soar with exceptional music!

Featured non-Australian music: The Nature of Daylight by Max Richter

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on 0467 869 478 or by email to steelcitystrings@gmail.com

Featured Australian Works

Bardju (Footprints) : string orchestra (2021) by Brenda Gifford — Australian premiere
— performed by Steel City Strings
Birdsong at dusk : for didgeridoo and string quartet (2006) by William Barton
— performed by Steel City Strings and William Barton
Dancing on Clouds : string orchestra (2018) by Paul Stanhope
— performed by Steel City Strings
Didge fusion : voice with accompaniment by William Barton
— performed by Steel City Strings and William Barton
Petrichore : for didgeridoo and string quartet (2006) by William Barton
— performed by Steel City Strings and William Barton
Plover Bird : string orchestra (2021) by Brenda Gifford — Australian premiere
— performed by Steel City Strings
Port Essington : for strings (1977) by Peter Sculthorpe
— performed by Steel City Strings
The Rotation of the Earth : string orchestra (2017) by Stuart Greenbaum
— performed by Steel City Strings

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