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Classical guitarists the Grigoryan Brothers were commissioned to create a suite of music inspired by museum objects, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the opening of the National Museum of Australia.

Hear their deeply personal responses in This is Us: A Musical Reflection of Australia, the Grigoryans's first all-original suite of music. View the objects that inspired them and learn more about this exciting collaboration.

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Slava and Leonard Grigoryan performed an intimate world premiere and encore concert live in our Gandel Atrium on 11 and 12 March 2021.

Grigoryan Brothers – This is Us series
  • Last updated: 2 March 2021
  • 12 programs
To mark the 20th anniversary of the National Museum of Australia, Slava and Leonard Grigoryan composed 18 original works, inspired by historical objects. Learn about the history of these objects and hear excerpts of the Grigoryan Brothers compositions in this special series produced by ABC Classic.

This is Us: A Musical Reflection of Australia is commissioned by the National Museum of Australia with support from Ulrike Klein AO and our donor community. See all Australia suite donors

National Museum of Australia logo with text 20years 2021.Logo for ABC Classic.

Buy or stream This Is Us on the ABC website

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