Sat, 17 Jul | Abbotsford

Asia in focus (2)

A stunning program by Forest Collective that brings into focus the works of composers from Myanmar to Japan, China to Iran.
Asia in focus (2)

Time & Location

17 Jul, 19:30 CEST
Abbotsford, 1 St Heliers St, Abbotsford VIC 3067, Australia

About the Event

Concert: La voix éthérée (2008/2021) for Tenor Saxophone, Trombone, Vibraphone and Pinao.

Asia is reshaping the modern world. Yet its rich artistic heritage and vibrant New Music scene is largely unknown in Australia. Forest Collective’s Ali Fyffe has curated a stunning program that brings into focus some of the region’s most powerful compositional voices, from Myanmar to Japan, China to Iran.

Presented by Forest Collective and Abbotsford Convent for Convent Live

 Ensemble 

Ali Fyffe Saxophones, Curator Danae Killian Piano Daniel Todd 鄭時雄 Tenor Evan J Lawson Conductor Helen Bower Violin Kim Tan Flutes Phoebe Smithies Horn Rosanne Hunt Cello Ryan Lynch Clarinet Ryan Williams Recorders Samantha Ramirez Harp Trea Hindley Trombone Zela Papageorgiou Percussion

 Program 

Emily Koh  Si fallor, sum  Australian Premiere Akira Nishimura Threnody Siraseth Pantura-umporn  Matter: Antimatter  Australian Premiere Alireza Farhang  La voix éthérée  Australian Premiere Luo Maishuo On That Mountain Road  World premiere of a new arrangement by Evan J Lawson Luo Zhongrong Cross the river to pick hibiscus Luo Zhongrong  3 Autumn Songs Ravi Shankar Sonata for harp and cello Toru Takemitsu  Rain Spell Toru Takemitsu Waves

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