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Wesley Music Centre

Superbloom

Immerse yourself in this magical and musical "Superbloom" - a program of rare works for unaccompanied voices that draws parallels between the stark beauty of the arid desert and the lush abundance brought by the wet season.

Superbloom
Superbloom

Time & Location

03 Mar 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Wesley Music Centre, 20-22 National Circuit, Entrance via, Fitzroy St, Forrest ACT 2603, Australia

About the event

"Superbloom"" is the phenomenon in which the desert landscape receives an unusual season of rain such that the next spring brings forth carpets of rare displays of flowers. Immerse yourself in this magical and musical "Superbloom" - a program of rare works for unaccompanied voices that draws parallels between the stark beauty of the arid desert and the lush abundance brought by the wet season. 

Acclaimed Australian-American soprano and composer Jane Sheldon makes her Guest Directorial debut with The Song Company. Her artistry has created a musical journey that connects historical compositional giants such as Hildegard von Bingen and Carlo Gesualdo with contemporary composers Rebecca Saunders, Katherine Balch and James Weeks. Plus, be among the first to experience a brand-new work composed by the talented Jane Sheldon herself.

The Song Company has been captivating audiences with adventurous programming for 40 years. Join Australia's world-class vocal ensemble at Wesley Music Centre for this unforgettable experience that celebrates both the resilience of the desert and the creativity of the human spirit.

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