Published on September 10th, 2015 | by admin
AUSTRALIAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA AND SYDNEY DANCE COMPANY WITH GUEST SOPRANO TARYN FIEBIG, ILLUMINATED, ONE SHOW ONLY, MELBOURNE
Two of Australia’s greatest ensembles, Sydney Dance Company and Australian Chamber Orchestra, come together on Sunday 25 October for one unmissable performance, Illuminated.
In this stunning showcase of virtuoso dance and music, a trio of breathtaking dance piecescreated by Helpmann Award-winning choreographer Rafael Bonachela, are set to the compositions of Benjamin Britten, Vivaldi, JS Bach, and Jean-Philippe Rameau.
Dancers, and musicians led by the irrepressible Richard Tognetti, share the limelight and the stage throughout the performance, joined by acclaimedOpera Australia Principal Soprano, Taryn Fiebig, performing Britten’s acclaimed song cycle, Les Illuminations.
This one-off Melbourne exclusive premiere of Illuminated precedes the Australian Chamber Orchestra and Sydney Dance Company’s inaugural joint international tour.
The two companies present Illuminated in Hong Kong in November, with special guest soprano Katie Noonan.
Illuminated is presented at Melbourne Art Centre’s State Theatre for one show only at 5pm on Sunday 25 October. Early booking is recommended to secure your seats, following sell-out seasons of Project Rameau at Sydney Theatre in 2012, and Les Illuminations at Sydney Opera House in 2013.
Tickets from $59. Group packages available. On sale from September 16. Book at artscentremelbourne.com.au/illuminated, or telephone 1300 182 183. For more information visit sydneydancecompany.com/illuminated or www.aco.com.au/illuminated.