An imagining of musical harmony between Indigenous and western sounds of the 18th Century.
Featuring songs written for Tanderrum: Melbourne Festival’s opening ceremony, Kulin Tide Strings is a unique collaboration between composer James Henry and Silo Strings Quartet, bringing together timeless sounds from opposite sides of the world.
Special guest vocalists Emma Donovan and John Wayne Parsons will be joining James Henry and SiloSQ for this special performance.
Composer, James Henry is a musical Renaissance man. His diverse skills have seen him perform with the Black Arm Band tours of the U.K. and U.S., perform as part of the Archie Roach Into the Bloodstream tour and is a sought after sound designer in dance and theatre production.
SiloSQ are at the leading edge of new string quartet repertoire in Australia and internationally, performing and recording in a wide range of versatile genres with some of the worlds top musicians and performers. SiloSQ push the boundaries of string quartet repertoire, launching new composers onto the world stage through performances and recordings.
Location: Ground Floor Foyer, Melbourne Recital Centre
Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre in association with City of Melbourne as part of YIRRAMBOI.