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One Sky, Many Stories

Be transported to a starry night in outback Central Australia through the magical combination of stories and music from the sky. This August The Griffyn Ensemble team up with indigenous songwriting legend Warren H. Williams in a not-to-be-missed night during National Science Week.

When: Saturday, August 18 2018. 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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Where: Belconnen Arts Centre
Studio 3, 118 Emu Bank, Belconnen, ACT, 2617
Topic: Space and astronomy
Cost: Single tickets: $40 (full price); $30 (concession); $20 (Under 30); $10 (Under 18)
Bookings: 0466 480 104
griffyn@griffynensemble.com
http://griffyn.iwannaticket.com.au
Other: Wheelchair access
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Be transported to a starry night in outback Central Australia through the magical combination of stories and music from the sky. This August The Griffyn Ensemble team up with indigenous songwriting legend Warren H. Williams in a not-to-be-missed night during National Science Week.

What do the stars mean to you? Griffyn have been asking this question since they first performed Southern Sky in 2012, and recently travelled to Tennant Creek to discover stories and song about the sky. Members of Griffyn will join Arrernte man Warren H. Williams and Tennant Creek musicians in this special event which combines music, film, and astronomy to explore Western and indigenous conceptions of the night sky.

One Sky, Many Stories features new works written by Williams and Griffyn alongside brand new reworkings of Griffyn’s iconic Southern Sky (watch out for the CD release later this year). Griffyn percussionist Wyana O’Keeffe will also be returning to Canberra for this special showcase – there will be stars all round!

Featuring some of Australia’s most innovative leaders in chamber, folk, opera, new music, and composition, The Griffyn Ensemble seamlessly cross pollenate between genres of music and other artforms to create a unique experience of live performance, inspiring audiences and communities to question the world around us. Warren H Williams is an ARIA-nominated Arrernte singer, musician, and songwriter, and previous recipient of the NAIDOC Artist of the Year.

We are delighted to announce that our favourite astronomer Fred Watson will also be joining us in Canberra for One Sky Many Stories.

This National Science Week project is supported by the Australian Government.

Contact details:

Griffyn Ensemble
Griffyn Ensemble
Email: griffyn@griffynensemble.com
Phone: 0411 113 769

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