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What’s On This Fortnight: 20 June – 5 July
Darkness, Dances & Other Worlds
Your winter weekend viewing this fortnight sees clarinettist Lloyd Van’t Hoff and pianist Peter de Jager enter mystical worlds of dreamy pianos and mad tea parties while Syzygy Ensemble dances from Debussy to Mantovani. Immerse yourself in a soulful sound spectrum featuring the natural qualities of the low flutes with Peter Sheridan and Lisa-Maree Amos and marvel while PLEXUS delivers Stefan Cassomenos’ 21st-century requiem.
Lloyd Van’t Hoff and Peter de Jager perform Mad Visions, Saturday 20 June 2pm
A Musical Mad Tea Party | From Carl Maria von Weber’s dramatic Grand Duo Concertante to the thrilling insanity of Australian Holly Harrison’s Alice in Wonderland inspired Mad Tea Party, the duo offers a visceral music experience.
Syzygy Ensemble performs Pagan Dances, Sunday 21 June 2pm
Dance from Debussy to Mantovani | Beginning with the first of Debussy’s three sonatas, Syzygy surveys the last one hundred years of dance music before moving to the Paris underground with Mantovani’s hedonistic ‘Rave Party’.
The Married Flutes perform Dark Star, Saturday 27 June 2pm
A Soulful Sound Spectrum | International soloist and recording artist Peter Sheridan and Orchestra Victoria Principal Flute Lisa-Maree Amos transport listeners into a unique sound spectrum with the soulful, natural qualities of the low flutes.
PLEXUS performs Paracosm, Sunday 28 June 2pm
An Apocalyptic 21st Century Requiem | ‘A rapturous, hour-long musical orgy’ brought to life by soloists Deborah Cheetham, Liane Keegan and Christian Smith, conductor Michael Dahlenburg, choral ensemble Vox Plexus and more..
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