Verity Solo Session 3

  • Thursday, 2 May 2024

    6:00 pm

  • Verity Lane Market

    Sydney Building, 50 Northbourne Ave, Canberra ACT 2601

  • General Admission $35,

    Concession $30

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Verity Solo Sessions give you forty minutes up close with the Festival’s finest musicians.

Verity Solo Session 3 – Claire Edwardes, percussion

The rhythm revolution is here, and Claire Edwardes is leading the charge. Experience a percussion powerhouse in the intimate setting of the Juliet room with new work by leading artists such as Kate Moore and Brenda Gifford alongside Ross Edwards now in his 80th year.

“Edwardes is an invigorating musical life force” (The Age)

PROGRAM

Julia Potter – When It’s all Gone
Ross Edwards – Marimba Dances
Michael Smetanin – Temple
Arnold Marinissen – Un temps inhabitable WP
Brenda Gifford – Clan WP
Kate Moore – Joyful Melodies (AUS)

Photo: Thijs Roozenbaum

Claire Edwardes is supported by Elspeth and Graham Humphries

  • Thursday, 2 May 2024

    6:00 pm

  • Verity Lane Market

    Sydney Building, 50 Northbourne Ave, Canberra ACT 2601

  • General Admission $35,

    Concession $30

Buy Tickets Now

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Artist Claire Edwardes, percussion

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In 2022 Claire Edwardes was awarded the 2022 Medal of the Order of Australia for her commitment to Australian music. She is Australia’s ‘sorceress of percussion’ (City News, Canberra) and the only Australian to win the ‘APRA Art Music Luminary Award’ four times, Claire leaps between her role as Ensemble Offspring’s Artistic Director (Australia’s new music ensemble and winners of the 2022 Classical Next Innovation Award with Ngarra-Burria) and concerto performances with Sydney Symphony at the Sydney Opera House and Radio Chamber Orchestra at the Concertgebouw.

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