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Festival Program

Festival Program

Jul 23rd 2021

8:00 pm - Townsville Civic Theatre

The James Cook University Opening Night - PARADE

About this event:

Let the parade begin! For our opening concert, we acknowledge the Wulgurukaba people on whose land we meet with our first Festival commission. Welcome Yorta Yorta composer, Deborah Cheetham. This program combines our beautiful heritage with sheer exuberance, so let 23 amazing musicians guide you through a vibrant 5 country cavalcade - opening night is always special!

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Concert Host
Cheryl Barker, Peter Coleman-Wright

GUILLAUME CONNESSON
Techno-Parade
Virginia Taylor, Lloyd Van't Hoff, Timothy Young

DEBORAH CHEETHAM AO
Nginda Ngarrini Bi Ngya
Deborah Cheetham, David Greco, Goldner String Quartet

LUTOSLAWSKI
Variations on a Theme of Paganini for Two Pianos
James Crabb, Piers Lane

RICHARD RODNEY BENNETT
Saxophone Quartet
Nexas Quartet

FELIX MENDELSSOHN
Octet in E-flat major for Strings, Op. 20
Elizabeth Layton, Zoë Black, Grace Clifford, Natsuko Yoshimoto, Christopher Moore, Imants Larsens, Elina Faskhi, Yelian He

Prices

Adult $85

AFCM Friend $77

Conc. $81

Student or Under 30 $30

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