Four Winds Program 2008

By March 1, 2008Previous Festivals

Friday 21 March 2008

 

1-3pm (doors open at 12 noon) Bermagui Community Hall Forum: Up Close and Personal Margaret Throsby of ABC FM provides an intimate insight into how composers and musicians do their work, in discussion with the Festival Guest of Honour, composer Peter Sculthorpe, and festival musicians. $10 Bring your own lunch. Supported by Friends of Four Winds
4.30-6pm Dickinson Oval, Bermagui Free Public Event Opening: Bermagui Prom A celebration of the spirit of Easter and the Autumn Equinox Introduction:
Genevieve Lacey
recorder, Riley Lee, shakuhachi
EARTH TaikOz with William Barton didjeridu South Coast Children’s Choir led by Geoffrey Badger and Sarah Shalders
Mumbulla Dancing Gerry Brophy Premiere Timothy Constable and the Four Winds Philharmonia
World Music Legendary Virtuoso Middle Eastern musician Omar Faruk Tekbilek and ensemble India’s Living Treasure, flautist Dr Natesan Ramani and ensemble Captivating North Indian Vocalist Manjiri Asanare-Kelkar and ensemble Michael Askill Four Winds Drumming
8.30 pm Bermagui Community Hall Bach’s Birthday Gala Concert Featuring jazz pianist Bill Risby, Riley Lee on shakuhachi, William Barton on didjeridu, Genevieve Lacey recorder, Diana Doherty oboe, Virginia Taylor flute, Alexandre Oguey cor anglais, Valerie Gabail soprano, Neal Perez de Costa harpsichord and Synergy percussion, and the Four Winds Philharmonia led by Paul Wright

 

Saturday 22 March

Morning session

Barton Welcome to country William Barton didjeridu solo
Sculthorpe String Sonata No 4 (Premiere) Four Winds Philharmonia with William Barton
JS Bach Cantata ‘Ich Habe Genug’ BWV 82 Valerie Gabail soprano Four Winds Philharmonia
JS Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 2 Diana Doherty oboe, Geoffrey Payne trumpet, Genevieve Lacey recorder, Paul Wright violin, Four Winds Philharmonia
Antonio Vivaldi Spring and Summer from the Four Seasons arr (Lacey) for recorder and strings (Premiere) Genevieve Lacey recorder Four Winds Philharmonia led by Paul Wright
Ross Edwards Mantras and Alleluyahs Premiere Halcyon, Synergy and Four Winds Philharmonia cond Roland Peelman
Graham Hair O Venezia Halcyon
FIRE compositions by Ian Cleworth and TaikOz TaikOz with Riley Lee shakuhachi and William Barton didjeridu

 

Saturday Afternoon session

The spirit of India Dr Natesan Ramani South Indian flautist and his ensemble Manjari Asanare-Kelkar North Indian vocalist and her ensemble
WATER Synergy with Riley Lee, shakuhachi
Sufi works Omar Faruk Tekbilek and Ensemble
Four Sacred Arias
Handel Haec est Regina

Valerie Gabail soprano,
Four Winds Philharmonia

Mozart Et Incarnatus Est from Mass in C minor
Mozart Laudate Dominum from Vesperae Solemnes de Confessore
Mozart Exsultate, Jubilate

 

Saturday 6pm

Saturday Night Feast

Drinks 6pm, Feast 6.30pm Enjoy wonderful food, wine and friendship under the spotted gum trees.

 

Sunday 23 March

Morning session 10:30am

JS Bach Cantata’Jauchzet Gott’ BWV 51 Valerie Gabail soprano, Geoffrey Payne trumpet Four Winds Philharmonia
Antonio Vivaldi Gloria Australian premiere of the original version for female voices Halcyon Four Winds Philharmonia cond Roland Peelman
Antonio Vivaldi Autumn and Winter from the Four Seasons arr (Lacey) for recorder and strings Premiere of this version Genevieve Lacey recorder Four Winds Philharmonia led by Paul Wright
The Spirit of India Dr Natesan Ramani and ensemble Manjari Asanare-Kelkar and ensemble

 

Lunch

 

Afternoon session

Steve Reich Tehillim Halcyon, Synergy, TaikOz, Four Winds Philharmonia cond Roland Peelman
Liza Lim Weaver of Dreams Australian premiere Genevieve Lacey recorder
Synergy and TaikOz AIR, SPIRIT Buddhist influenced compositions TaikOz and Synergy with Riley Lee shakuhachi
Arvo Pärt Sephardic Melodies Psalm 117 Summa Pari Intervallo for clarinet, bassoon and strings Two Magnificat Antiphons Valerie Gabail soprano, Genevieve Lacey recorder, Omar Faruk Tekbilek, Riley Lee shakuhachi, Michael Askill and Timothy Constable percussion, Rachel Smith violin, Katherine Philp cello
Peter Sculthorpe Cello Dreaming David Pereira cello, William Barton didjeridu, Four Winds Philharmonia, cond Roland Peelman
Jewish and Islamic works Omar Faruk Tekbilek and Ensemble