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Jandamarra, Sing for the Country: Ngalanybarra Muwayi.u
Join the Western Australian Youth Orchestra in an all Australian program of exciting works. Featuring masterpieces by Sculthorpe, a world premiere by Australian composer Melody Eotvos, and the legendary epic tale of Jandamarra Sing for the Country: Ngalanybarra Muwayi.u
Set in the dramatic landscape of the central Kimberley, Jandamarra tells the story of an indigenous Western Australian warrior and leader of the Bunuba resistance of the 1800’s. In a strongly collaborative environment, WAYO will join forces with multiple youth choirs, soloists, and an Indigenous ensemble of musicians and actors from the Bunuba People to bring this dramatic cantata to life. Unique, impactful, and historically vital – become part of the story today.
PROGRAM & ARTISTS
Jandamarra, Sing for the Country: Ngalanybarra Muwayi.U
A Music Drama for Choirs, Vocal Solos, Orchestra, Indigenous Ensembles, Actors & Dancers
MELODY EOTVOS New Work
PETER SCULTHORPE Earth Cry
PETER SCULTHORPE Sun Music (Excerpts)
PAUL STANHOPE Jandamarra
Composed by Paul Stanhope
Conducted by Benjamin Northey
Directed by Phil Thomson
Writer/producer Steve Hawke with the Bunuba People
Indigenous Ensemble cast The Bunuba People and the Yilimbirri Singers
Featured Choir Voyces
Mass Chorus The WAYO Jandamarra Choirs
Mass Chorus directed by Prue Ashurst
Narrator / Baritone Simon Lobelson
Concessions apply to
Full-time tertiary students (school students use the School Student price)*
Seniors Card Holders
Health Care card holders
*School student - 18 years and under
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Second Half 5:50pm*
*Times are approximate and subject to change at any time.
FOOD & BEVERAGES
A 'Grab and Go' menu will be available pre-show at this event.
Meals you will often find at this station range from curries, braises, gourmet burgers and substantial salads, right through to lighter options such as sushi, special fries and gourmet pies.
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