Music from the Silk Road concert
A musical voyage from Europe to China
Sunday 13 May 2012, 7.30–9.30pm, The Hall, National Museum of Australia
Join Australian and international performers for a musical voyage from Europe to China along the Silk Road, as part of the Canberra International Music Festival. Presented in conjunction with the National Folk Festival.
Teodorico Pedrini, Sonata for violin and continuo (Australian premiere)
Kate Clark (baroque flute), Albert-Jan Roelofs (harpsichord) and Jaap Ter Linden (baroque cello)
Mina Kanaridis (voice), Michael Askill (percussion) and Llew Kiek (oud/baglama)
Songül Karahasanoglu (mey), Kim Sanders (ney and kaval), Llew Kiek (oud/baglama) and Bobby Singh (tabla)
Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky, Lacrymosa (Australian premiere)
Louise Page (soprano), Anna McMichael and Shaun Lee-Chen (violins), James Wannan (viola) and William Martina (cello).
Shohrat Tursun, Uyghur (singer and instrumentalist)
Dr Wang Zheng Ting, Gold Phoenix, Melody of Shanxi Opera (sheng)
Qin Yi, Secluded Glade for two sopranos (sheng and baroque flute)
Chan Hing-Yan, Liquor-mania for voices and cello
Song Company, William Martina, Kate Clark, Dr Wang Zheng Ting
Ipek Yolu, The Silk Road
All Silk Road artists
Tickets $65, concession $59
Book online at Canberra Ticketing or by phone on (02) 6275 2700.
Doors will open at 6.30pm
Free entry to the Travelling the Silk Road exhibition prior to the exhibition.
A cash bar will operate.
Visit the Canberra International Music Festival website for more information.