The Tulip: festival finale performance
Sunday 20 May 2012, 7.30–9.30pm, The Hall, National Museum of Australia
The finale to the 2012 Canberra International Music Festival, The Tulip will feature the New Zealand String Quartet, Michael Askill and DRUMatiX, as well as the only Australian performance by Turkish world music superstar Omar Faruk Tekbilek.
Ali Ufki, Mezmurlar (Australian Premiere)
The Resonants with Omar Faruk Tekbilek
JS Bach, Goldberg Variations - Variation XXV for string trio
Ross Harris, Variation XXV (Australian Premiere)
New Zealand String Quartet
Elena Kats-Chernin, Blue Silence for string orchestra (Australian Premiere)
Canberra Festival Camerata
Omar Faruk Tekbilek,The Tulip
Omar Faruk Tekbilek with the Canberra Festival Camerata, ANU Harp Ensemble, Michael Askill, Gary France and DRUMatiX percussion and special guests Songül Karahasanoglu Mey and Roland Peelman conductor.
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.