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Passport Down Under

Date: April 1 & 2

Showtimes: Sat 7:30pm, Sun 3:00pm

Featured Artist:

Carolyn Watson, Guest Conductor
William Barton, Didgeridoo


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Event dates: April 1 & 2
Showtimes: Sat 7:30pm, Sun 3:00pm
Featured Artist:

Carolyn Watson, Guest Conductor
William Barton, Didgeridoo

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Authentic voices. Brilliant storytelling. Unforgettable artistry. These are the hallmarks of our PASSPORT series. In 2023, you’ll travel to the land “down under” and revel in the Aboriginal art, performance, and culture that helped shape music throughout the world. Lauded Australian conductor Carolyn Watson and didgeridoo virtuoso William Barton grace the stage, making their Cape Symphony debuts for this bold, authentic, and provocative musical journey. We’ll feature Australian composers Percy Grainger and Peter Sculthorpe, as well as original music written by Barton for the didgeridoo, an Aboriginal Australian wind instrument made from hollow wood, and a medley of Australian film music.

Pack wisely. You may never want to leave.

Program

ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR
Peter Sculthorpe

COUNTRY GARDENS
Percy Grainger

KAKADU
Peter Sculthorpe

Intermission

CLASSIC AUSTRALIAN MOVIE MEDLEY
Arr. Alonso Pirio

APII THATINI MU MURTU (WE CARRY A COOLAMON AND SING TO COUNTRY TOGETHER)
William Barton

DIDGE FUSION
William Barton

DOWN UNDER
Colin Hay of Men at Work, Arr. by Joe Twist

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