Award-winning didgeridoo player hits Newcastle

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ARIA award-winning didgeridoo player William Barton, composer and musician David Banney, and members of the Christ Church Camerata present The Journey – an extraordinary concert exploring the art of the didgeridoo with modern fusion and classical elements.

The concert will be performed at Newcastle Art Gallery amongst the works of art in the Black White & Restive exhibition, at 7.30 pm Friday 24 June.

The program will include Peter Sculthorpe’s String Quartet No 14, David Banney’s Whale Song and a new work for didgeridoo, piano and string quartet. William Barton is widely recognised as one of Australia’s finest traditional didgeridoo players and a leading didgeridoo player in the classical world.

David Banney’s Christ Church Camerata is the region’s most exciting chamber ensemble. Founded in 2009 by David Banney, Peta Dries, Helentherese Good and Peter Guy, the ensemble has built an unparalleled reputation delivering exceptional performances to the people of Newcastle and the Hunter with their distinctive style.

In the spirit of creative collaboration, and to complement the Black White & Restive exhibition, William Barton and David Banney come together to take you on a musical journey. Don’t miss this unique offering –  book now as places are limited! Refreshments included.

When: Friday 24 June 2016 | 7.30pm–9pm
Cost: Adult: $80, Concession: $70, Art Gallery Society Members: $35
Child (5-16 years): $35, or Family (2 adults + 2 children): $150

Bookings essential, call 4974 5100. Payment is required at time of booking.

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