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Music from the Silk Road concert

Travelling the Silk Road: Ancient Pathway to the Modern World

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.

The Song Company.
Photo: The Song Company under the artistic direction of Roland Peelman.


Teodorico Pedrini, Sonata for violin and continuo (Australian premiere)
Kate Clark (baroque flute), Albert-Jan Roelofs (harpsichord) and Jaap Ter Linden (baroque cello)

Sephardic Music
Mina Kanaridis (voice), Michael Askill (percussion) and Llew Kiek (oud/baglama)

Turkish Music
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).

Hepimiz Deliyiz

Shohrat Tursun, Uyghur (singer and instrumentalist)

Dr Wang Zheng TingGold 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 YoluThe Silk Road
All Silk Road artists


Bookings essential
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.