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May 5, 2010 11:00PM

Les Murray's Octave: ISCM 2010


The Song Company is Australia’s leading vocal ensemble. It embraces music from around the world and across the ages. In collaboration with artists of the highest calibre, it aims to create a distinctive and dynamic new voice, relevant to the audiences of today and tomorrow. 

When it comes to Australian poetry, Les Murray is without doubt Australia’s most recognized figure internationally. This concert presents eight works from around the world based on his poetry, with the poet in attendance and commenting on the works. The Song Company, acclaimed for their technical finesse and depth of interpretation, bring his words alive in their inimitable way.

Presented by the Blacktown Arts Centre in co-operation with Aurora Festival, and with the support of Ars Musica Australis, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Danish Department of Culture, SOUNZ and Creative New Zealand. Gareth Farr's work in this programme was the result of the inaugural "Trans Tasman Composer Exchange in 2003":

Start time

May 5, 2010 11:00PM


Blacktown Arts Centre


Tickets : $30 / $25 or with Festival Pass

Bookings : phone: +61 02 9839 6558

"Online bookings": or tickets available at the door