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Melboure – Special Concert Refugees, Remembrance and Resilience: Weaving Together Frayed Lives
November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Melbourne: Friday 15th November. Special Concert Event –
Refugees, Remembrance and Resilience: Weaving Together Frayed Lives. Melba Hall, University of Melbourne, 7:00 pm
Refugees, Remembrance and Resilience presents a powerful program that captures the conflicted memories and emotions of remembrance for places, people and lives left behind, alongside contemporary works that mirror those meanings in the present. An exciting mix of performing artists will respond with musical and poetic offerings to the notion of remembrance, the act of looking back at one’s past; and resilience, the act of weaving frayed lives into a new, stronger community.
Confirmed performers include: Kylie Supski a prize winning Polish Australian poet/ performer; Concert cellist Blair Harris and vibraphonist Brandon Waterworth performing a work byKaty Abbott (Senior Lecturer in Composition, MCM) concert pianists Zachary Dunbar and Danae Killian University of Melbourne/ Fulbright alumni; Melbourne based Gambian singer and performing artist, Yusupha Ngum Australian opera singer Heather Fletcher Melbourne’s premiere vocal ensemble the Consort of Melbourne and poetry by Richard J Frankland an Aboriginal Australian of the Gunditjmara Nation The event will be hosted by Mara Adelman Fulbright Alumna and Emeritus Associate Professor in Communications from Seattle University.