Event held on August 23

Where Song Began - Yass

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Event runs from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM


Two of Australia's most adventurous classical musicians, Simone Slattery (violin) and Anthony Albrecht (cello), are performing their beautiful multimedia show Where Song Began in Canberra and Yass. Based on Tim Low's bestselling book, this performance tells the story of the evolution of song, featuring music spanning 300 years, stunning visual projections and an immersive soundscape. The experience has been described as like being sung to by the country. Arvo Pärt - Fratres for solo violin, 1977 Sarah Hopkins - Reclaiming the Spirit, 1993 Vaughan Williams - The Lark Ascending, 1917 Chris Williams - bird, songs, seas, 2017 Ross Edwards - Ecstatic Dance No.2, 1990 Johann Heinrich Schmelzer - Cucu Sonata, 1664 J.S. Bach - Prelude from Cello Suite No.1, c.1720 David Lang - Anthochaera carunculate (Red Wattle Bird), New Commission, 2017 Ngarra Burra Ferra - Traditional Indigenous hymn Entry Cost All tickets $5 - Adults AUD35 Concession AUD30 Under 18 AUD5