Go to ‘The Glad Tomorrow’ Performed by Katie Noonan & The Australian String Quartet

Saturday 9 November 2019 8pm

For the first time ever, powerhouse Katie Noonan will be joined by the acclaimed Australian String Quartet for a national tour of their new project 'The Glad Tomorrow'. The new album sees Katie set the uniquely Australian poetry of Queenslander and First Nations icon Oodgeroo Noonuccal to music, commissioning ten stellar Australian contemporary composers to create a song cycle based on Oodgeroo’s poetry, bringing together 4 distinct worlds – Contemporary Australian and Queensland Composers, the searing poetry of Queenslander Oodgeroo Noonuccal, the Australian String Quartet and Katie Noonan’s unique voice and innate musicality. This unique combination of creative powerhouses will deliver spectacular and spine-tingling live performances in some of Australia’s finest theatre settings.

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Synopsis

Saturday 9 November 2019
8pm

For the first time ever, powerhouse Katie Noonan will be joined by the acclaimed Australian String Quartet for a national tour of their new project ‘The Glad Tomorrow’.

The new album sees Katie set the uniquely Australian poetry of Queenslander and First Nations icon Oodgeroo Noonuccal to music, commissioning ten stellar Australian contemporary composers to create a song cycle based on Oodgeroo’s poetry, bringing together 4 distinct worlds – Contemporary Australian and Queensland Composers, the searing poetry of Queenslander Oodgeroo Noonuccal, the Australian String Quartet and Katie Noonan’s unique voice and innate musicality.

This unique combination of creative powerhouses will deliver spectacular and spine-tingling live performances in some of Australia’s finest theatre settings.

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Canberra Theatre Centre

CATEGORY:
Popular Music

DURATION:
Approximately 120 minutes, including interval.

WARNINGS:
This performance contains fog/haze effects.

SUIT CHILDREN?:
This performance is suitable for children.

VENUE:
The Playhouse
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Program

THE GLAD TOMORROW CONCERT PROGRAM

  1. The Curlew Cried ( ©Oodgeroo Noonuccal/Thomas Green)
  2. Then and Now (©Oodgeroo Noonuccal/Carl Vine)
  3. Son Of Mine (©Oodgeroo Noonuccal/Richard Tognetti)
  4. Song (©Oodgeroo Noonuccal/Iain Grandage)
  5. Balance (©Oodgeroo Noonuccal/Robert Davidson)
  6. String Quartet No 2 in E minor (©Connor D’Netto)

INTERVAL

  1. Peter Sculthorpe String Quartet No 11 “Jabiru Dreaming” (© Peter Sculthorpe)
  2. Tree Grave (©Oodgeroo Noonuccal/Elena Kats-Chernin)
  3. United We Win (©Oodgeroo Noonuccal/William Barton)
  4. Dawn Wail for the Dead (©Oodgeroo Noonuccal/Connor D’Netto)
  5. No More Boomerang (©Oodgeroo Noonuccal/David Hirschfelder)
  6. A Song of Hope (©Oodgeroo Noonuccal/Katie Noonan)

*Encore – Maranoa Lullaby (©Peter Sculthorpe)

 

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