Songs of My Country Sydney
Bennelong Point, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia
10th October 2017
Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir and the Vienna Boys’ Choir come together for an exciting world-first collaboration to perform Songs of My Country, a unique celebration of culture and language. Vienna Boys’ Choir will travel to Australia to perform two uplifting concerts with Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir including one in Sydney on October 10. The exclusive concerts will feature Australian and Austrian compositions, including the world premiere of a work by Australian composer Owen Elsley written in collaboration with Gudju Gudju of the Gimuy Walibara Yidinji, the Traditional Owners of Cairns (Gimuy). The new composition, Boori Guman, is based on a local traditional story about the origin of fire and will be performed in English and Gimuy Walibara Yidinji language by the combined ensembles. The concert is suitable for all ages and will feature choral music for young voices that highlights the singing traditions of each choir. For more information and tickets, please visit the web site.