Brisbane Festival, Camerata and Queensland Performing Arts Centre present

The Conference of the Birds

Fri 10 Sept

The Conference of the Birds

Attar of Nishapur's epic twelfth century poem is brought to life by evocative music, illustrations and spoken word.

World Premiere

The Conference of the Birds brings to life the epic poem of the same name by twelfth century Persian mystic and poet, Attar of Nishapur, in a melding of evocative music, illustrations and spoken word.

Lembit Beecher’s musical setting of the words will be augmented by sumptuous illustrations by New York Times’ multi award-winning illustrator and author, Peter Sis.

Other works on the program include Vaughan-Williams’ The Lark Ascending played by Camerata’s leader, Brendan Joyce.

A poignant and thought-provoking presentation.

Violin Brendan Joyce
Author/illustrator Peter Sis

Lembit Beecher The Conference of the Birds for 18 solo strings
Ralph Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending


Price

$85 + Booking fee

Times

7pm

Duration

75 minutes

Where

Concert Hall, QPAC ›
Cnr Grey and Melbourne St,
South Brisbane QLD 4101

Accessibility

Wheelchair access

Assistive listening systems available

Important Info

Suitable for all ages

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Camerata

Camerata

Performing without a conductor, Camerata’s Artistic Associates and their guests proudly take full ownership of their music-making in the spirit of chamber music.


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Where

Concert Hall, QPAC ›
Cnr Grey and, Melbourne St,
South Brisbane QLD 4101

Getting There

How to get to QPAC ›


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