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    Where Song Began | A concert celebrating songbirds

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    July 6, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    Where Song Began | A concert celebrating songbirds
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    ‘Where Song Began’ is a musical celebration of songbirds, a cinematic concert experience not to be missed.
    Join two of Australia’s most adventurous musicians, Simone Slattery (violin, vocals, PhD, Churchill Fellow) and Anthony Albrecht (cello, The Juilliard School), for an event described as “Spectacular” by Limelight Magazine.
    Performed more than 80 times in sold out halls and accessible for all ages, this work encourages the audience to contemplate the avian origins of song. The program includes music spanning 300 years, from Johann Heinrich Schmelzer and J.S. Bach to Arvo Pärt and new compositions, enhanced by a film of evocative visual projections and an immersive soundscape.
    About the performers: Simone Slattery was a 2018 Churchill Fellow, received a Ph.D. in Music Performance from the University of Adelaide and performs regularly with Australia’s finest ensembles. Anthony Albrecht is an Australian graduate of The Juilliard School’s Historical Performance program and enjoys an international career.
    Performance length: 60 minutes without interval, including a Q&A. For more information about this program visit www.wheresongbegan.com and www.bowerbirdcollective.org
    Adults $40, Students $20
    Program:
    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 carunculata (Red Wattle Bird), 2017
    Ngarra Burra Ferra – Yorta Yorta hymn
    Presented by the Bowerbird Collective

    Venue

    Guelph Youth Music Centre
    75 Cardigan St.
    Guelph, Ontario N1H 3Z7 Canada
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    519-837-1119
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