Song of the Black Swan
VENUE: Cotton Tree Park

Friday 18 June 2021 @ 5pm

Tickets
$55.00 – Premium (Seat provided – general seating)
$45.00 – All Tickets (BYO seat/picnic blanket)

Venue
This is an outdoor event at Cotton Tree Park, The Esplanade, Cotton Tree QLD 4558
NB Wet weather venue is Lifepointe Baptist Church

Please arrive early. This performance is timed to suit the sunset so will start on time.

Refreshments will be available in the many cafes and restaurants in the area.

 

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Description

SONG OF THE BLACK SWAN BY SUNSHINE COAST CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL

Venue
This is an outdoor event at Cotton Tree Park, The Esplanade, Cotton Tree QLD 4558
NB Wet weather venue is Lifepointe Baptist Church

Description
Experience the evocative sounds of dusk, echoed and shaped by ancient and contemporary songs featuring Chris Williams, Wakka Wakka man on Didgeridoo, Headline Artist Eric Avery, a Ngiyampaa, Yuin, Bandjalang and Gumbangirr artist, with First Nations singer, Lydia Fairhall, singer-songwriter and Worimi/British/Punjabi/Swiss woman in support. Soyara Fewquandie-Scott, a Gubbi Gubbi/Ugarapul woman will dance a stunning new work to accompany Elena Kats-Chernin’s Butterflying.

Hear moving ambient Australian works for string quartet and vocalist, Lizzie O’Keefe, by living composers celebrating the natural world, inspired by landscape and the horizon line where the sand meets the sea.

Artists
Aunty Helena Gulash, Spoken Word
Lydia Fairhall, Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist
Eric Avery, Violin/Songman/Dance
Chris Williams, Didgeridoo
Lizzie O’Keefe, Voice
Soraya Fewquandie-Scott, Dance

Festival String Quartet
Sarah Curro, Violin
Zoe Black, Violin
Raquel Bastos, Viola
Louise King, Cello

Program
Lydia FAIRHALL – Selections from her recent album
Eric AVERY – Ancient First Nations Chants and Songs
Ross EDWARDS – Water Spirit Song, Cello
Ross EDWARDS – Ecstatic Dance, String Quartet
Paul STANHOPE – Dancing with Strangers, String Quartet
Ross EDWARDS – White Cockatoo Spirit Dance, Violin
Elena KATS-CHERNIN – Butterflying, String Quartet
Luke HOWARD – A selection from The Sand That Ate The Sea: Dream (Light), Andamooka Station, Rain, Spare, Salt Flats

Please arrive early. This performance is timed to suit the sunset so will start on time.

Duration: Approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes no interval. (Subject to change without notice)

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Event Details

Date: Friday 18 June 2021

Start time: 17:00

End time: 18:30

Venue: Cotton Tree Park. NB Wet weather venue is Lifepointe Baptist Church

Directions: The Esplanade, Cotton Tree QLD 4558

Phone: (07) 5491 4240