C05 Heart of the House

  • May 1, 2022

    11.00am - 11.50am (plus morning tea)

  • Parliament House

    Parliament Drive, Canberra ACT 2600

  • General Admission $by invitation ,

    Concession $by invitation

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Above Giurgola’s building, a central flagpole has become Canberra’s dominant landmark. Beneath that pole hovers a number of beautiful spaces that provide the setting for this musical encounter between ancient cultures and modern voices. First Nations artists Horomona Horo and Eric Avery reach out musically from both sides of the Tasman – inside the House that is ours. 

 

Program

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Artists 

Eric Avery, violin 

Horomona Horo, taonga pūoro 

Theo Carbo, electric guitar 

Jason Noble, clarinet

Get your tickets now

  • May 1, 2022

    11.00am - 11.50am (plus morning tea)

  • Parliament House

    Parliament Drive, Canberra ACT 2600

  • General Admission $by invitation ,

    Concession $by invitation

Buy Tickets Now

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Artist Eric Avery

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Eric Avery is a Ngiyampaa, Yuin, Bandjalang and Gumbangirr artist. As part of his practice Eric plays the violin, dances and composes music. Working with his family’s custodial songs he seeks to revive and continue on an age-old legacy – continuing the tradition of singing in his tribe – utilising his talents to combine and create an experience of his peoples culture.

Artist Jason Noble

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Jason Noble is one of Australia’s most versatile clarinettists – experimental to classical – a soloist and core member of Ensemble Offspring. Jason has performed at festivals locally and internationally, from Warsaw to London, Shanghai to Kabul, and all major cities across Australia. “His expertise and virtuosic playing give new insights into the versatility of the bass clarinet” (Sounds Like Sydney) His album releases include THRUM (2020) – a collection of improvised ambient sounds created with Kim Cunio on piano – and Chi’s Cakewalk (2017), an...

Artist Horomona Horo

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Horomona Horo is a New Zealand Māori musician and composer. He is a practitioner of taonga pūoro, the collective term for the traditional musical instruments of the Māori, which include an array of flutes, trumpets and percussive instruments. He has represented New Zealand music in Europe, Asia, South America and Oceania including engagements with the Weimaraer Staatskapelle Orchestra, touring Italy with Canti Maori opera and performing as a guest artist at the Battle of Passchendaele 90th Commemorations in Belgium. In 2009 Horo was described as the "master of his generation" by M...

Artist Theo Carbo

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Theo Carbo (b. 1999, Melbourne, Australia) is a guitarist, composer, electronic musician, producer and sound engineer. Growing up as an astute student of jazz, Theo’s proficiency as a guitarist has seen him working in groups of Australia’s most important improvising musicians including Barney Mcall, Andrea Keller, Sam Anning, Nadje Noordhuis, Joseph O’Connor and Paul Williamson. A keen philosopher of music and a student of composition at the Victorian College of the Arts, Theo has recently been developing a broader practise which involves elements of experimental composition, electronic pro...