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Canberra International Music Festival 2017

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by Sue W (subscribe)
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Enjoy a range of musical performances in unusual locations
The 2017 Canberra International Music Festival will be held between 27th April and 7th May, at various locations across the city. There will be over 20 musical performances of contemporary and world music, in venues handpicked for their stunning acoustic qualities. Venues include the Fitters Workshop in Kingston, the Ainslie Arts Centre, the National Library of Australia and the Chinese Embassy. The event will include the Chinese Oriental Orchestra, Canadian Brass, Simon Bolívar String Quartet (above) and The Lions Roar from Singapore.

There will also be a small number of free concerts including Taking Flight, a performance held at the acoustic Canberra Airport terminal. See the 2017 Canberra International Music Festival website for the calendar of events.

Image: Simon Bolívar String Quartet. Credit: Photographer Harald Hoffmann - Deutsche Grammophon
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Why? Enjoy watching visiting musicians from all around the world
Phone: 02 6230 5880
Where: Various locations around Canberra. Opening Gala will be held at the Fitters Workshop, Kingston
Cost: Various prices - see each performance for details
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I can see why it's unusual locations, you wouldn't expect to watch performances at some of these locations, and it raises interesting questions too.
by RC (score: 3|1221) 1196 days ago
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