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Essential Grevillea Series 2024 – No. 1

For the first concert in our Grevillea Ensemble 2024 Season we will present a program of art songs, all from Australian composers in collaboration with Australian poets writing about Australia.

We will be privileged to have two of these composers actually in the audience at this concert - Richard Charlton and John Peterson.


The concert is at 6pm on Thursday 14 March 2024


Entry is by donation and refreshments will be served.


We hope you can join us for another enjoyable evening of music-making. Seating is limited, so please let us know you can come by completing the contact us form, and we will reserve you a seat.


  • Richard Charlton: Statues (Kenneth Slessor)

    • The Statues Awake

    • Venus and Apollo

    • Flowers

    • The Ghosts of Flesh

    • Reality

  • Margaret Sutherland: Six Australian Songs (Judith Wright)

    • Midnight

    • Winter Kestral

    • The Old Prison

    • Woman's Songs

    • The Twins

    • Bullocky

  • John Peterson: Of Quiet Places (Michelle Morgan)

    • Awinya, Fraser Island

    • On the Woralie Track

    • Wathumba, Fraser Island

    • Rocks, Cape Leeunwin

    • Forest at Namadgi

  • Ian Cooper: First Person Feminine (Jane Adamson)

    • All month the wind blows

    • Tell your sisters why you laugh

    • Did you see her at the mirror

    • That tree that scrapes against the house

    • You tell me I should leave

    • In a country far away

    • When you're my age dear

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