Four Winds program 2006


 

Friday 14 April 2006 1pm – 8.30pm

Sounds Amazing: Composers talk to Margaret Throsby, Bermagui Community Hall (a free public event)
Official Welcome to the Four Winds, by the beach in Dickinson Park, Bermagui
Bach by the Beach: Tim Constable plays Bach B minor violin partita on marimba, (a free public performance in Dickinson Park)
Gala Cabaret Opening: Madam Pat Thompson and the Rag Tag Jazz Band (drinks available from 8 pm) Bermagui Community Hall


Saturday 15 April 10.30am – 5pm

Welcome to country Gulaga Dancers + William Barton didjeridu
Sculthorpe Quartet No 12 'Earth Cry' Four Winds Quartet + William Barton didjeridu
TS Eliot 1st reading from Four Quartets - Rodney Hall
Beethoven Op 18 #1 Adagio affettuoso ed appassionato Four Winds Quartet
Sculthorpe Quartet # 14 'Quamby' with didjeridu Four Winds Quartet + William Barton didjeridu
Elena Kats-Chernin The Spirit and the Maiden premiere Elena Kats-Chernin piano, Chris Latham violin David Pereira cello, Kirsti Harms soprano
Terry Riley Good Medicine Dance for percussion quartet premiere Synergy Percussion
Sculthorpe: African drumming Jabiru Dreaming for percussion quartet and didjeridu premiere Synergy Percussion+ William Barton didjeridu
Senegalese drumming  

Lunch

 
Ross Edwards Dance Mantras for brass and percussion premiere Australian Brass Ensemble + Synergy Percussion

Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards - Carrillo Gantner and Peter Sculthorpe

Copland Fanfare for the Common Man for brass and percussion Kirsti Harms soprano and Ian Munro piano
Janacek Fanfare from Sinfonietta arr James Ledger
Monteverdi Overture to Orfeo arr James Ledger
Gabrieli Canzona for brass
Sculthorpe Australian Anthem for brass
Bach Chorales from St Matthew Passion for brass
Purcell Funeral Music for Queen Mary for brass and percussion
Ross Edwards Dance Fanfare for brass
Arvo Pärt Arbos for 8 brass and percussion Australian premiere
Korngold Three Songs of Farewell op 14
TS Eliot 2nd reading from the Four Quartets Rodney Hall
Beethoven Quartet Op 130 Cavatina: Adagio molto expressivo Four Winds Quartet
Henri Duparc Five Songs: Invitation au Voyage, Serenade, Extase, Chanson Triste, La Vie Anterieure Kirsti Harms soprano and Ian Munro piano
Ross Edwards Water Spirit Song Alexandre Oguey cor anglais
Ross Edwards Tyalgum Mantras Four Winds Philharmonia
Saturday Night Feast and Love Songs and Love Poems
Elena Kats-Chernin Wild Swans Suite Elena Kats-Chernin piano, Chris Latham violin
Terry Riley plays Cole Porter, Gershwin and more Terry Riley solo piano and voice
Elena Kats-Chernin After Dinner Music Elena Kats-Chernin piano, Chris Latham violin


Sunday 16 April 10.30am – 5pm

Terry Riley In C Terry Riley piano and voice with the Four Winds Philharmonia
Sculthorpe Sydney Singing Diana Doherty oboe and Ian Munro piano
Somei Satoh The Heavenly Spheres are Illuminated by Lights Kirsti Harms soprano, Ian Munro piano and Michael Askill percussion
Mozart Twelve variations in C on the French Song 'Ah vous dirai-je maman' Ian Munro piano
Terry Riley Improvisation from Sun Rings Terry Riley piano
Beethoven 'Moonlight Sonata' Adagio sostenuto Ian Munro piano
Shostakovitch Adagio from the Viola Sonata (arr for cello and piano) David Pereira and Ian Munro

Lunch

 
Terry Riley Dorian Wind Darryl Poulsen horn and electronics
Terry Riley Beat Sutras; poems by Michael McClure Terry Riley voice and piano Australian premiere
Michael Askill The Birth of the Buddha premiere Synergy Percussion and Australian Brass Ensemble
Bach Chorales from St Matthew Passion arr James Ledger Synergy Percussion
Terry Riley Sunrise Of The Planetary Dream Collector premiere Synergy Percussion
TS Eliot 3rd reading from Four Quartets Rodney Hall
Beethoven String Quartet Op 135 Lento Assai e cantata tranquillo Four Winds Quartet
Bach Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring arr James Ledger Four Winds Philharmonia, John Harding conductor
Elena Kats-Chernin Stabat Mater for brass ensemble premiere Australian Brass Ensemble
Mozart Ave Verum Corpus arr James Ledger Four Winds Philharmonia, John Harding conductor
TS Eliot 4th reading from Four Quartets Rodney Hall
Beethoven Op 132 Molto adagio Canzona di Ringraziamento Four Winds Quartet
Richard Strauss Four Last Songs arr James Ledger (Four Winds Commission) Kirsti Harms soprano, Four Winds Philharmonia, John Harding conductor
Terry Riley The Four Winds Terry's improvised response to the Festival

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