Sunday 8 December, 5:00 pm

St Mark's Anglican Church, 250 George St, Fitzroy VIC 3065


$35, concession $20

Choral Forests

textures of nature, fabrics of voices

The Astra Choir conducted by John McCaughey
with string quintet, Linda Kent, organ,
Kim Bastin, keyboard, Michael Hewes, sound diffusion

Choral experiences of the elaborations of Nature 
and the stories of its internal spirits.

The program explores densities of collective singing among imagery of nature in Australian and Romanian compositions.

With two new Australian works:
Penelope Alexander
Woodnaggerak - human polyphony from transcription of birdsong;
Martin Friedel, fragments from the unfinished Arboreana - choir with string ensemble and field recordings (internal sounds of trees and the radio signals they emit)

with music of  Tiberiu Olah, Pascal BentoiuDan Dediu, Maia Ciobanu,
Livia TeodorescuRobert Schumann, Max Reger