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The Tulip: festival finale performance

Travelling the Silk Road: Ancient Pathway to the Modern World

The Tulip: festival finale performance

The Tulip

Sunday 20 May 2012, 7.309.30pm, 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.

The New Zealand String Quartet.
Photo: New Zealand String Quartet.


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.


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.